DJ Vame Decorus Vulnero Delectatio

DJ Vame is the man behind some of Australia’s defining hip hop releases. A beat making savant, DJ Vame has created anthems, set trends and helped build some of today’s top artists. The Western Sydney based producer made his debut in 1991 and soon after produced Knights of the Underground Table the Def Wish Cast album often quoted as the defining record for the local hip hop scene. A beatmaker from the days of DIY and limited sampler times, DJ Vame has built a reputation for maintaining the purest of street sounds in his productions. In recent years he has continued behind the … Continue reading DJ Vame Decorus Vulnero Delectatio

Suburban Dark – Second Front

Suburban Dark’s colossal LP Second Front has just been released through Big Village Records. The first single Skeletonne featuring Thundamentals’ Jeswon has already been making an impact online and on radio, setting the tone for the brand new release. Rinsed on Triple j and playlisted on FBi Radio, Skeletonne was initially featured for 6 weeks on Triple j new music website for free download, with the video clip premiered on Home and Hosed.. And on the week leading up to the album release, FBi Radio 94.5 has already made Second Front ‘Album of the Week’. Second Front has a diverse … Continue reading Suburban Dark – Second Front

Mute x Roleo – Ticket

A prime example of what happens when two crazy people come together to create at Big Village HQ. Roleoʼs driving Afro/Jungle style beat meets eccentric ragga style flow, screaming and chanting exaltations to life. Fans will recognise Muteʼs melodic style and conscious lyrics from his collaboration with Verbaleyes, Lingua Franca which was one of the stand out tracks on the Big Village compilation Big Things Volume Two and was added to Triple j rotation in 2012. But the Mute x Roleo story goes back to their collaboration Forever Breaks on Big Things Volume One which was named as FBI’s album of the week and sparked … Continue reading Mute x Roleo – Ticket

Mute X Roleo – first single ‘Monkey’

Monkey is the first single off the collaborative effort from Reverse Polarities founding member Mute MC and Daily Meds producer Roleo. The song has already been getting love on triple jand is a prime example of what happens when two crazy people come together to create at Big Village’s HQ, Hibernian House. Roleo’s driving Afro/Jungle style beat meets Mute’s eccentric ragga style flow, screaming and chanting exaltations to life. Due for a late April release through Big Village the self-titled project is a collection of songs combining the crunchy, synth heavy beats of Roleo with sharp, introspective and heartfelt lyrics from Mute. … Continue reading Mute X Roleo – first single ‘Monkey’

Big Village – ‘This Is That’ Official Video

It’s been a huge 2012 over at Big Village HQ with some killer releases, and tours (including packing the entire label into a bus) and to celebrate the entire label joined forces once again for the Big Village Xmas Party at Goodgod Small Club on Dec 22nd. Featuring perfromances from Daily Meds, True Vibenation, Loose Change (Ellesquire + Rapaport), Mute + Kit Complete, Suburban Dark, Tenth Dan & Grub and DJs Klue, Roleo and Migz, it was a fitting way to end such a special year for the roster. The This is That official video is taken from Big Things Volume Two and … Continue reading Big Village – ‘This Is That’ Official Video

P. Smurf – Smurf Village

As a founding member of Daily Meds, Reverse Polarities, Big Village and Sketch the Rhyme, P.Smurf has been mastering his craft for over 8 years. He has now decided to present audiences with his first solo effort in the form of the Smurf Village mixtape. P.Smurf’s rapid flows, work ethic and easy going personality have made him one of the most recognisable artists in the Sydney hip hop scene. P.Smurf’s persona is relatable yet avoids becoming shallow allowing him to swing easily between comedy, satire and political themes. ‘Smurf Village‘ features a myriad of guests from Sydney’s hip hop community and serves as a … Continue reading P. Smurf – Smurf Village