Tall Black Guy Australian Tour

Multi-genre American producer Tall Black Guy comes to Perth in his first Australian tour Detroit hip hop, soul, jazz producer Tall Black Guy plays his debut Perth set at The Manor, Leederville on Friday 19th September 2014. Supported by local singer Mei Saraswati, duo Move DJ’s and veteran DJ Charlie Bucket, the multi-genre producer will be bringing his sought-after sound to The Manor. TBG productions are filled with incredibly clever sample flips and deft production chops and he is considered one of the most influential producers working today. TBG counts DJ Jazzy Jeff, J Rocc and Questlove as some of … Continue reading Tall Black Guy Australian Tour

TMA-1 Stones Throw Edition Headphones By AIAIAI

Stones Throw Records and Copenhagen-based audio design company AIAIAI have collaborated for the TMA-1 Stones Throw Edition headphones. Sporting a selection of fresh, new design features to their signature DJ headphones, the Stones Throw Edition gets its worldwide release on February 12 in select international stores.  The TMA-1 DJ Headphones: our favorite DJ headphone The original TMA-1 was developed in collaboration with 25 acclaimed, international DJs back in 2010, and it’s the favorite DJ headphone of the in-house Stones Throw DJs. The minimalist, durable DJ tool has undergone a few improvements since 2010, the latest of which is, perhaps, the … Continue reading TMA-1 Stones Throw Edition Headphones By AIAIAI

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton – This Is Stones Throw Records: Sydney Screening

For the first time in Sydney, local audiences can now see Jeff Broadway’s 2013 documentary about forward-thinking hip hop label, Stones Throw and hear/see the full story from label co-founder Peanut Butter Wolf as he takes viewers on a journey from forming the label with Charizma, through flagship acts like Madlib and J Dilla to present day successes such as Mayer Hawthorne. With a soundtrack by Madlib, this full-length feature film draws on over 100 hours of footage from filmmaker Jeff Broadway, live concert footage, never-before-seen archival material, inner-circle home video/photographs, and in-depth interviews with the folks who put Stones … Continue reading Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton – This Is Stones Throw Records: Sydney Screening

aahh album art of the month: Quakers

Stones Throw debuts the most exciting hip hop project since Dilla and Madlib joined forces for Jaylib – a 40+ track album from production outfit Quakers, featuring Golden Era crate dug beats and visceral verses from the likes of Dead Prez, Jonwayne, Aloe Blacc and so many more. Quakers consists of local beatmaster Katalyst, Fuzzface (a.k.a. Portishead‘s Geoff Barrow), and 7-Stu-7, a triage of venerable producers in their own right whose combined efforts prove boom-bap is far from dead. Fuzzface is better known as Portishead’s Geoff Barrow, a long-time Stones Throw supporter in touch with Peanut Butter Wolf since championing the … Continue reading aahh album art of the month: Quakers

Announcing: Quakers

Quakers is a hip-hop collective boasting 35 members which orbits around a core of three producers: Fuzzface, 7-Stu-7 and Katalyst. Fuzzface is better known as Portishead’s Geoff Barrow, a long-time Stones Throw supporter in touch with Peanut Butter Wolf since championing the Jaylib album back in 2004.  7-Stu-7 is Portishead’s engineer and in-house producer at Invada Records in the UK. Katalyst is one of the most respected producers in Australia and a partner in Invada Records.  Disillusioned with much of the hip-hop around them, the like-minded producers set out to create the type of rap record they’d want to listen to. … Continue reading Announcing: Quakers