Prime – Tunguska (Free Download)

Tunguska is the first track from South Australia’s Prime (Pagen Elypsis) upcoming release Good Morning, out later this year via Soulmate Records. You can download it for free here. Spread the word. Tunguska is produced by One Above. Cuts by DJ Hacksaw. Cover by Drake Designs. Cover image courtesy of Manfred Zeuch. Prime Is Here  ||  Twitter  || Direct Link Continue reading Prime – Tunguska (Free Download)

Purpose – If The City Had A Voice Pt. 2

Adelaide emcee/producer and Pagen Elypsis member, Purpose has recently released a cracking mixtape tilted If The City Had A Voice Pt. 2. A lot of things have happened in the Purpose camp since the release of his first mixtape release If The City Had A Voice a few years ago. Leading up to If The City Had a Voice Pt. 2, Purpose has put out 5 releases both as solo artist and as an integral part of group efforts, toured the country and continued to grow both in and out of the studio as he honed his skills. This mixtape serves as a pre-cursor to his debut … Continue reading Purpose – If The City Had A Voice Pt. 2

Jackie Onassis – The New Dumb (Kai-Tan and Raph Zarkov)

This is Jackie Onassis, a duo consisting of Kai Tan and Raph Zarkov. The guys met in high school and are both currently in our last year of uni. Zarkov handles the majority of the beats and Kai the majority of the rhyming and singing, although both contribute to all aspects. Jackie Onassis have been listening to Hip-hop since early high school, but their tastes are varied. Kai was once part of a rock group called Origami Kitten. Zarkov has also featured on dubstep and glitch hop compilations and is part of the Tape Death beatmaker collective (www.tapedeath.com). Zarkov has … Continue reading Jackie Onassis – The New Dumb (Kai-Tan and Raph Zarkov)

Illy + M-Phazes hit Adelaide tomorrow night with Pagen Elypsis + Mase & Mattic in supports!

Mid-way through a huge 21-date national tour, Illy has taken time out to shoot a video for his second single (and title track) from his acclaimed album, The Chase. Filmed over two nights with Melbourne’s skyline as a back-drop, the clip compiles live and behind-the-scenes footage of the emcee’s rise to the forefront of Australian hip hop over the past two years. In a unique twist, the footage has been projected on a large scale upon the walls of some of Melbourne’s landmark buildings, while Illy looks on from a Flinders Lane rooftop. Illy said, “Shooting the video for the chase … Continue reading Illy + M-Phazes hit Adelaide tomorrow night with Pagen Elypsis + Mase & Mattic in supports!

Purpose – If The City Had a Voice Pt. II [FREE DOWNLOAD (Out Now)]

Leading up to If The City Had a Voice II, Purpose has put out 5 releases both as solo and group efforts, toured the country and continued to grow both in and out of the studio as he honed his sound. This mixtape serves as a pre-cursor to his debut solo album Where It Starts Dropping Late 2011 It is a collaborative effort with DJ Hacksaw (Pagen Elypsis, Battlehoggs, Train of Thought) made up of a handful of original music with some beat-jacks thrown in for good measure. This release paints an avid picture of the new generation in Australian Hip-Hop music and … Continue reading Purpose – If The City Had a Voice Pt. II [FREE DOWNLOAD (Out Now)]

Zarkov – Australian Hip Hop: Are We Having Fun Yet (Out Now)

Zarkov is a 23 year old hip-hop producer from Sydney, Australia. His beats are heavy and electronic with influences ranging from Dub-Step across Wonky, Dirty South and Boom Bap. Zarkov is a member of the Tape Death collective: A group of beatsmiths on the vanguard of tomorrow’s Hip-Hop. Australian Hip Hop: Are We Having Fun Yet showcases some of his remix work from the past 3 years of a varied assortment of Australian and UK MCs. You will be able to hear more of Zarkov’s work on Purpose – If The City Had A Voice II release (out March 17). … Continue reading Zarkov – Australian Hip Hop: Are We Having Fun Yet (Out Now)

Summer Jam 2011 feat. Social Change, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair & more! March 11 Upstairs @ HQ [Adelaide Fringe Festival]

Premiere Entertainment are pleased to announce the line up for a new series of  hip hop shows beginning at this years Adelaide Fringe Festival. This all local talent show brings together many of the heavyweights within Hip Hop in South Australia. SUMMER JAM 2011, will feature live performances by, Rhyse Marks – Beatboxing, DJ Sanchez, Social Change, DJ Motion, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair and more. This massive night will be hosted by none other than K21. Tickets for’ SUMMER JAM 2011 are on sale now thru, Fringtix.. $25 plus booking fee. SUMMER JAM 2011 will be … Continue reading Summer Jam 2011 feat. Social Change, Mase & Mattic, Pagen Elypsis, Dialect & Despair & more! March 11 Upstairs @ HQ [Adelaide Fringe Festival]