Phazed Out – Review

Phazed Out is the new compilation/remix album from international producer extraordinaire M-Phazes, strung together by the legendary DJ Rhettmatic of the World Famous Beat Junkies. Phazed Out features a monster collection of stella tracks taken from the Coalmine Records back catalogue. The album features appearances from such artists as Heltah Skeltah, Saigon, Inspectah Deck, CL Smooth, Emilio Rojas, Skyzoo, Sadat X, El Da Sensei, Termanology, Bekay, DJ Babu, Torae, Brown Bag AllStars, Chubb Rock, DJ Revolution, Mela Machinko, Krondon, Phil The Agony, Mista Sinista, J-Live and more. Phazed Out is a perfectly paced album that flows from the first track right … Continue reading Phazed Out – Review

M-Phazes: Beat Making Tutorial & Phazed Out Album Stream (Originals Vs. Remixes)

Watch M-Phazes take you through a step by step production tutorial of his remix for Another Classic, feat. Burke, Torae, Side Effect & DJ Waxworx, as featured on his remix producer compilation, Phazed Out. M-Phazes breaks down how he put this track together from the sample, drums, filters and more and gives invaluable insight into his production methodology. Coalmine Records is pleased to offer the Untagged/No DJ version of Phazed Out, produced entirely by Australia’s ARIA award winning M-Phazes. This iTunes-only release is now available and serves as a collectible alternative to the inaugural, February 14th mixtape-edition, which is mixed by … Continue reading M-Phazes: Beat Making Tutorial & Phazed Out Album Stream (Originals Vs. Remixes)

M-Phazes – Phazed Out

Australia’s top rank producer M-Phazes presents Phazed Out, a compilation of select singles from Coalmine Records catalog, remixed by the Gold Coast beatsmith and blended to a seamless perfection by the World Famous Beat Junkie, Rhettmatic. The album includes features from Saigon, Inspectah Deck, Bekay, Big Noyd, Phil The Agony, Termanology, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Chubb Rock, Sadat X, Heltah Skeltah, CL Smooth, Skyzoo, Masta Ace, Brown Bag AllStars, El Da Sensei, Mela Machinko, J-Live and more.  The album is now available through all major digital retailers and becomes available on CD on February 28th. Stay tuned for the Untagged (No DJ) version, which … Continue reading M-Phazes – Phazed Out

The Raw (M-Phazes Remix)

M-Phazes drops the first official single for his remix album Phazed Out, which drops digitally on February 14th and on CD on February 28th through Coalmine Records. The single is a remix of Coalmine’s inaugural single The Raw which features Saigon, Inspectah Deck and Bekay and includes an updated scratch chorus provided by DJ Boogie Blind. Phazed Out is a compilation of select singles taken from Coalmine’s catalog, remixed by the Aria Award winning M-Phazes and mixed/arranged by DJ Rhettmatic, former DMC West Coast Champion. Guest features on Phazed Out include Heltah Skeltah, CL Smooth, Emilio Rojas, Skyzoo, Sadat X, El Da Sensei, Torae, … Continue reading The Raw (M-Phazes Remix)

Big Noyd feat. Phil The Agony & Krondon – “All Out” (M-Phazes Remix)

Australia’s top rank producer M-Phazes and legendary turntablist DJ Rhettmatic get set for the release of Phazed Out. Set for an early 2012 release, the project is a compilation of singles from Coalmine Record’s catalog, remixed by M-Phazes and blended by Rhettmatic. Phazed Out includes features from Saigon, Inspectah Deck, Bekay, Big Noyd, Phil The Agony, Termanology, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Chubb Rock, Sadat X, Heltah Skeltah, CL Smooth, Skyzoo, Masta Ace, Brown Bag AllStars, El Da Sensei, Mela Machinko, J-Live and more. As a sneak peak, check out the project’s first leak, All Out featuring Big Noyd, Phil The Agony & Krondon, … Continue reading Big Noyd feat. Phil The Agony & Krondon – “All Out” (M-Phazes Remix)

The Optimen – 80’s Babies

Though the title might sound like a desperate plea for help in these trying times of economic uncertainty or, more predictably, the old as the ages cliché of the starving artist, The Out Of Money Experience is really anything but. This much-anticipated sophomore album by The Optimen (The OPees to their friends – and they can take all the friends they can get) is the result of work: hard work. The sort of work that keeps you up late at night and makes you late for the next day’s “working for the man”. And it shows. The three original members … Continue reading The Optimen – 80’s Babies

The Optimen Update – The Out of Money Experience (April 10)

It’s been awhile since we first heard about The Optimen’s next project, The Out Of Money Experience and finally after all this waiting, the guys have locked in a release date. April 10 will be the day The Optimen unleash The Out Of Money Experience on the nation with a few tracks floating around already (Myspace and free download),  things are sounding large. Here’s what the guys at Red Tape had to say about the whole affair. We got some good news here at Red Tape! From the people who brought you Boomtown and The Red Tape Renegades, The Optimen’s … Continue reading The Optimen Update – The Out of Money Experience (April 10)