Trapped: Rapaport – Laxe – Nowhere Society

Thursday 4th July 2013 will see the launch of a new hip hop night Trapped a bass heavy hip hop night at Oxford Art Factory. The night will see live performances from Rapaport, Laxe and Nowhere Society. The night will bring together the best base heavy MCs, producers and DJs that Sydney has to offer. Headlining the evening will be Big Village head honcho; Rapaport, in 2009 he independently released his debut solo album Laughing on the Inside, and has won numerous MC battles including FBi Radio Iron Lyricist 2009, and was the runner up in Australian Scribble Jam ‘06. He … Continue reading Trapped: Rapaport – Laxe – Nowhere Society

Tom Ugly – I Was Somebody Else feat. Pez

There once was a boy called Tom Ugly. A prodigious talent. From an early age Tom knew that he wasn’t like the other children in the playground. Instead of kiss-chasey and ring-around-the-rosy, Tom was enamoured with the world of music and devoted most of his time to banging on Tupperware in the kitchen. Time passed and the obsession evolved. From Tupperware to percussion….percussion to strings…strings to voice…voice to electronics. The unique abilities of this boy were confirmed when, at the tender age of 16, Tom (and his band) became the first in a long line of unfathomably talented youngsters to … Continue reading Tom Ugly – I Was Somebody Else feat. Pez

Phatchance – Rappertag #34

Phatchance – Rapper Tag number thirty four. Shot on location at Oxford Art Factory in Sydney. Edited and directed by Alex Watts. Special thanks to Jon Reichardt, Alex Watts, Rob Di Marzo, Johnny Utah & Oxford Art Factory. Lyrics I heard somebody say rapper tag was dead; I heard them say they should tag someone else instead, Well I’m here to pay the morgue a visit, Plus Fubex spat some real raw lyrics for a dude whose autistic, So you should pay him due respect, You act like animals, he’s a true vet you should wish the dude best, So … Continue reading Phatchance – Rappertag #34

Phatchance & Coptic Soldier Reach Capacity 3 Weeks Running @ Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory

February saw solo artists Phatchance and Coptic Soldier reach capacity three weeks running at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory as they launched their acoustic Hip-Hop EPs. The residency followed the release of both their lead singles that are currently receiving regular spot play on Triple J. In recognition of the release, Coptic Soldier was featured as a Triple J Unearthed spotlight artist and also in Triple J’s weekly podcast. The duo’s lead singles both feature Brisbane folk act Charlie Mayfair who flew down every week to support the residency. You can hear/download the singles below. Phatchance – Build It Up feat. … Continue reading Phatchance & Coptic Soldier Reach Capacity 3 Weeks Running @ Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory

Phatchance – Inkstains (Acoustic) Out Feb 18th

After a year packed with a massive touring schedule, including two national headline tours and supports for heavyweight acts like Method Man & Redman, DJ Premier and The Beatnuts; indie Australian hip-hop artist Phatchance is ringing in 2011 with the release of a unique, acoustic hip-hop offering titled Inkstains (Acoustic). Crowned a Triple J Unearthed, MYSPACE.COM and SBA Music Featured Artist, as well as packing out venues nationally on his Inkstains and I Forget, Sorry! 2010 tours’, Phatchance has quickly become Sydney’s biggest unsigned hip-hop artist. Inkstains (Acoustic) includes acoustic renditions of popular songs from his debut album Inkstains (Build … Continue reading Phatchance – Inkstains (Acoustic) Out Feb 18th

Phatchance – Interview

After packing out Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory in March this year; on August 6th solo artists Phatchance and Coptic Soldier are back by demand for another, bigger, all ages Face Paint Event. This time commandeering the Factory Theater for a night of live, alternative Australian hip-hop, where both the performers and crowd get their faces painted for the sake of the party. Crowned both a Triple J Unearthed and featured artist Phatchance has gone from strength to strength since the release of his debut album Inkstains. His stage partner Coptic Soldier has just released his debut EP The Sound … Continue reading Phatchance – Interview