Daily Meds Behind The Radar Tour

Critically acclaimed hip hop crew Daily Meds are back in force with the first single Behind the Radar, from their as-yet-untitled second LP; follow up to their Australian Music Prize nominated debut record Happy Daze. More energetic and with more blatant power than ever, Daily Meds deftly bridge the gap between the familiar and much-loved local hip hop scene, and a new generation of Australian electronic music, inhabiting a new reality Behind The Radar, where people lie, behind enemy lines, underground and out of control. Blending politically-charged, rapid-flow lyricism, large bass-driven beats and up-front female vocals; Daily Meds have further … Continue reading Daily Meds Behind The Radar Tour

Pieces & Son-Zu Sound The Static

Son-Zu has been involved in the Melbourne Hip Hop scene for over 10 years now as a beatmaker, writer, radio host, mix engineer and Youth Worker. These day’s he is making stuff “a bit different”. Pisces is an emcee and beatmaker also from Melbourne, who has teamed up with Son-Zu to drop a brand new project titled Sound The Static. The release features 1/6 and Bailer. You can download the release now as a name your price download, by following the link below. If you are a fan of this, expect something special coming through late 2014 with Little Wonder Productions. Download Continue reading Pieces & Son-Zu Sound The Static

Nix & Master Ace She

Nix is an emcee of Chinese-Indonesian heritage. Born in Broken Hill and raised in the suburbs of North-West Sydney, Nix developed his love for hip-hop in high school and began to dabble in the art of rhyme not long after. During this time, Nix did not take his music too seriously and following high school he relocated to Canberra for university studies. It was not until completing his studies and commencing full-time work that he decided to focus on making music a priority. Nix’s music is a reflection of his everyday life. From the tough decisions we have to make … Continue reading Nix & Master Ace She

4 Aces EP Launch World Record Store Day

On Saturday April 19 Mata, Must, Flu and One Sixth take over the Flinders Street Station subway to perform their brand new Four Aces EP at Wax Museum Records. On Saturday April 19th, the Crate Cartel & Pang Productions lads celebrate World Record Store Day with the release of the long awaited 4 Aces EP from Mata, Must, Flu & One Sixth. This collaboration between long time friends is marks the first cross label release between Pang Productions & Crate Cartel. Available on limited white vinyl this WRSD, stay tuned for more info. Package includes: – 12″ White Vinyl – … Continue reading 4 Aces EP Launch World Record Store Day

Nekta Dear Diary

Nekta has risen from the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. His journey began wit the Street Science program run by Solomon Theta, J-Red & Son-Zu. It’s there he began to hone his skills on the mic and with a spray can. He would also connect there with future members of the Window Down Crew. Some difficult times in Nekta‘s personal life were channeled into the writing of Dear Diary, his debut solo release. It was written and recorded over a 6 month period at the Pang Productions studio. The result is a personal journey of self discovery, life lessons learned … Continue reading Nekta Dear Diary

Calski – Eyes And Ears EP

Eyes and Ears marks MC/producer Calski’s second release on LookUP Records with distribution via Obese Records. It follows his 2012 debut Love Drive Commission that nabbed him an album of the week feature on triple j’s hip hop show and saw him tour nationally. Playing shows alongside diverse artists from Joelistics, Diafrix, Spit Syndicate and Dialectrix to local collaborator Rainman, picking up praise from triple j’s Dave Ruby Howe for his ‘smooth as hell’ production on the last artist’s release. One of the most progressive producers in the country, Calski shifts gears seamlessly from smooth soul to rugged boom bap … Continue reading Calski – Eyes And Ears EP

Calski – Eyes And Ears EP Out Now

Eyes And Ears is MC/producer Calski’s second release through Look Up Records. It follows the debut album Love Drive Commission which scored a place as album of the week on triple j’s hip-hop show. The 5 track EP is a bold blend of social commentary and straight up flexing, addressing issue’s relevant to all Australians and some particular to the national Hip Hop community. “Calski won’t stop. He is sonically deep, lyrically honest and brutally disciplined. So act like you know and peep the production or check the discography in 15 years and ask yourself how you missed him.” DJ … Continue reading Calski – Eyes And Ears EP Out Now

Matt Van Rooy Presents: The Alliance Tour

Matt Van Rooy is proud to announce The Alliance Tour featuring Fluent Form, Mata & Must, One Sixth, Maundz, Discourse, Deece, Dialect & Despair and Social Change. A line-up of this calibre is rarely seen in this magnitude, when it consists of some of the countries brightest and most well respected artists, all on one bill for multiple dates nation wide. This is a one-of-a-kind, special event sure to leave a lasting impression on punters, and go down in local hip hop history as a first of it’s kind. Having already hit Sydney on Saturday night, plus a massive 5 dates … Continue reading Matt Van Rooy Presents: The Alliance Tour

Jp – The Road To Arkham

Jp presents his brand new album, The Road to Arkham and will be released on September 1st. Jp has been working on this album for about 12 months with  J.Waters, who has produced 80% of the album, the other two tracks were produced by Dazed from Overstand and James Thompson from The High Society. The Road To Arkham features. One Sixth, Majestic Gage, Full Spectrum, Hyina Mufasa and is available for pre-order now, by following the link here. Jp performed live at Laundry Bar Fitzroy, VIC over the weekend. 1. Green Eyes w/ Hyina Mufasa 2. I Icarus 3. Whisky … Continue reading Jp – The Road To Arkham

Flu aka Fluent Form – Flu Season

Flu aka Fluent Form is the A-grade emcee, and what he has produced with new album Flu Season is no less than top-shelf hip hop. As Fluent Form has matured, so too has his music.  With a certain bravery, his new material contains more sensitivity both tonally and lyrically than displayed on previous albums Word Merchant (2011) and The Furnace (2009). Known in the past for his aggressive execution, the Melbourne emcee has redefined his stylistic approach in the hope that “it gives the listener an opportunity to digest everything I’m saying.” Guests on the album include Geko, Pang Production’s One Sixth, … Continue reading Flu aka Fluent Form – Flu Season

Urthboy Annonces Smokey’s Tour

Fresh from releasing one of the most talked about albums of 2012, Urthboy hits the road with a new live band and a j Award nomination. Urthboy’s new album Smokey’s Haunt has received a phenomenal response after debuting at #14 on the ARIA Album Chart. It was triple j Album of the Week, The Australian gave it a 5 star review saying it was “absolutely captivating” and it was announced just this morning as a nominee for the 2012 j award. From Rolling Stone to The Sydney Morning Herald and beyond, Smokey’s Haunt has been lauded for its storytelling, receiving 4 star … Continue reading Urthboy Annonces Smokey’s Tour

Ishu – Way To Go feat. Mighty Joe

A killer flow from California’s Mighty Joe, paired with Ishu’s big beats and sample trickery, Way To Go is the first peek at the new album Hand Made, due for release in November, 2012. Produced after they met in Melbourne and worked on the MoneyKat album release, the track discusses the topic of which direction to take in life, with conscious lyrics and driving hip hop beat. An apt topic for the duo, who met when Mighty Joe was travelling from his native land of the USA, not long after Ishu’s debut LP A World In Progress which was written whilst travelling … Continue reading Ishu – Way To Go feat. Mighty Joe

One Sixth – Electronic Mail (Out Now)

One Sixth has been hip hop’s best kept secret for too long. Today, the brilliant young lyricist has released his highly anticipated debut album Electronic Mail through local indie label Pang Productions together with Obese Distribution. After winning the prestigious Hilltop Hoods Initiative in 2010, buzz surrounding One Sixth’s first LP has been building rapidly.  Bolstered by his memorable on-stage presence, and frequent stand-out guest verses, One Sixth’s name is constantly dropped by the local hip hop elite (usually in the context of “most promising” or “favourite” Australian rapper). Notoriously personable and comical, One-Sixth has connections among all facets of the … Continue reading One Sixth – Electronic Mail (Out Now)

New Video Clip: One Sixth – LOL (Love or Lust) – Electronic Mail

Born in Australia but raised in Namibia, One Sixth is an African-Australian who is emerging as one of Australian hip hops freshest talents. Schooled in Africa until 18, he recently returned to Australia to experience a new life. Now based in Melbourne, One Sixth boasts regular appearances with respected groups Illzilla, Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, The Mega Horns, Polo Club, Black Jesus and his crew Pang Productions. One Sixth has been Melbourne’s best kept secret for too long. In August 2012 the brilliant young lyricist will release his debut album Electronic Mail through local indie label Pang Productions together with Obese Distribution. … Continue reading New Video Clip: One Sixth – LOL (Love or Lust) – Electronic Mail

One-Sixth – Round The Sun

One-Sixth has been Melbourne’s best kept secret for too long. In August 2012 the brilliant young lyricist will release his debut album Electronic Mail through local indie label Pang Productions together with Obese Distribution. The brilliant lead single Round The Sun is a rich insight to what is sure to be a new benchmark album for local hip hop. With production from long-time comrades Charles Parker and Tony Wolf, the beat encompasses a mélange of vintage vocal samples, driving basslines and melancholy woodwind loops. The track is especially sacred to One Sixth being one of the last opportunities he had … Continue reading One-Sixth – Round The Sun

Mata & Must – Low Life’s Gospel 12″ EP (Out Nov)

Mata & Must are about to let loose their second vinyl only release for 2010, the Low Life’s Gospel 12″ EP. This time the lads have teamed up with world travelled Rasta/Dub vocalist Jornick Joe Lick from French Guyana, as well as local lynchpin DJ Wasabi (aahh spotlight here). Available digitally and physically in November from iTunes and independent record stores or pre-order now at http://www.pangproductions.com.au Catch Mata & Must on their Business In Tracksuits Tour through November and December with One Sixth and Kings Konekted on selected dates. Vinyl Tracklist: Side A 1. Universal Cryout feat.. Jornick 2. Low … Continue reading Mata & Must – Low Life’s Gospel 12″ EP (Out Nov)

Mata & Must 7″ Launch

The new Mata & Must 7″  Skills Don’t Pay / Business In Tracksuits is here. The launch for the 7″ vinyl will feature One Sixth, Fluent Form, Maundz, Maggot Mouf, Dekoda, Full Spectrum, Vince Van Go and Papercutts. All this Saturday July 31, at The Birmingham. Free entry before 10.30/$5 after. Grab a copy of the new 7″ at http://www.pangproductions.com.au or grab it from iTunes…with the instrumentals. Tracklist: A. Skills Don’t Pay B. Business In Tracksuits. Produced by Mata & Must. Cuts by DJ Wasabi. Continue reading Mata & Must 7″ Launch