M-Phazes – Good Gracious! New Album (Feb 26)

M-Phazes is the perfect example of a diamond in the rough.  Born and raised in the Gold Coast of Australia and relatively isolated from Hip-Hop culture, M-Phazes has carved a strong niche for himself that has allowed his production to be heard on a global scale. Drawing inspiration from legendary producers such as Battlecat, Pete Rock and the late J-Dilla, M-Phazes has has formulated his own sound over the years that can be defined by soulful melodies coupled with loose, smacking drums. Landing his first U.S. placement in 2005 on Supastition’s “Chain Letters”, M-Phazes has been on a steady climb and … Continue reading M-Phazes – Good Gracious! New Album (Feb 26)

Vote For JJJ Album Of The Year (aussie hip hop style)

Richard Kingsmill from Triple J will countdown the Top 10 albums of the year voted by you on the final ever ‘2009’ on December 13. He will also be going through his Top 10 album list and maybe contacting you to talk about the albums you’ve loved from this year. To vote all you have to do is submit you selection online via the website below. To make it easier for everyone out there we have narrowed the list down to as many  ‘aussie hip hop’  releases only. Please note Chasm and Vida Sunshyne’s release Move is incorrectly labeled as … Continue reading Vote For JJJ Album Of The Year (aussie hip hop style)

Aussie Hip Hop Aria Nominations 2009

The ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) nominations came out today and there were a lot of well deserved aussie hip hop nominations. These include: Astronomy Class (Pursuit of Happiness) Horrorshow (The Grey Space) Pez (A Mind of My Own) Phrase (Clockwork) (A well deserved birthday present!!) Hilltop Hoods (State Of The Art), received six nominations. Best Group Best Urban Release Single of the Year Highest Selling Album Engineer of the Year (Debris) Producer of the Year (Suffa) Not only is this great for us, it’s great for Australian Hip Hop. Thanks to everyone that’s helped make this such an amazing … Continue reading Aussie Hip Hop Aria Nominations 2009

Flying Colours Clothing Now Open

After months of waiting and waiting, Bliss N Eso heads will finally be happy to hear that Flying Colours Clothing website is now live!!. That’s right, the lads have stepped it up with an exclusive online store offereing everyone access to the full Flying Colours range. The site looks flash as and is easy to use. The range seems pretty extensive. Although, I would have loved to have had a second chance at grabbing a Big Undie reversable Bliss N Eso, Flying Colours hoody. As an introductory special the guys are offering, with any hoody purchase, the sort after Pez … Continue reading Flying Colours Clothing Now Open

Phrase to Remix Bertie Blackman

Phrase has revealed to Triple J that he’s working with Bertie Blackman to remix a track from her J Award nominated album “Secrets and Lies“. Speaking to Zan on Mornings Phrase said: “I hope I haven’t let the cat out of the bag here. I think she’s doing a bunch of remixes for the album and they asked me to do something with it so I’m going to try and remix a song, put some verses on it and kind of put my touch to it.” Phrase and Bertie Blackman are nominated for Australian Album of the Year in the … Continue reading Phrase to Remix Bertie Blackman

Phrase Nominated For 2009 J Awa

The next round of nominees for this year’s J Award (Triple J’s annual celebration of the best Australian albums of the year) have been announced. Emcee Phrase for his album Clockwork has been among the nominees put up this round. As we know Phrase’s album Clockwork sat tucked away on a shelf for many months due to the fact that no one wanted to release it. After hearing any one of the tracks on this solid album, you quickly realise that the labels involved must have seriously slept on this release. So everyone here at allaussie hip hop would like … Continue reading Phrase Nominated For 2009 J Awa

Phrase and guests Sydney show

It’s been awhile since our last post on Phrase and the Clockwork Tour so here is the latest. Our friends at Triple J and JTV have been proud to present Phrase in his first national wide headline tour. Phrase has hit the road with his band to perform tracks from his critically acclaimed album Clockwork. Currently, Phrase is at the mid point of a hectic tour and things are only set to get wilder. On Thursday October 1st at the Annandale Hotel, Sydney, Phrase will be giving punters the full Clockwork experience. Live with a 5 piece band plus a … Continue reading Phrase and guests Sydney show

OZ Hip Hop.com Phrase Competition

Phrase kicks off his national Clockwork tour this weekend in Wagga and Griffith and ozhiphop.com has 3 pairs of tickets to give away to each show. All you have to do to is email slatecomps@ozhiphop.com and tell them in 25 words or less “what PHRASE would you use to describe the music of PHRASE?” Be sure to get there early to catch support acts such as Illy, Snob Scrilla, Optamus (Downsyde) and the ever-present DJ Flagrant. If you’ve forgotten, dates are as follows: September 4: Wagga, NSW @ The Capital Saloon Bar September 5: Griffith, NSW @ Gemini Nightclub September … Continue reading OZ Hip Hop.com Phrase Competition

Funkoars, Phrase, Vents – Live @ The Gov

  Just a reminder for those in Adelaide. After selling out The Hangover Tour nationwide the Funkoars are back with the Malfunction Tour. With 2 shows left of a 28 show tour and two massive special guests, Phrase and Vents, this is sure to be huge! Phrase has just dropped his highly anticipated release Clockwork and will be performing with DJ Flagrant and also a live drummer. Be There! Vents only appearing at shows marked * Friday 28th August / THE GOV – 18+ – Adelaide Saturday 29th August / THE GOV – A/Ages – Adelaide* Myspace Homepage Facebook Twitter … Continue reading Funkoars, Phrase, Vents – Live @ The Gov

Astronomy Class – Phrase @ Pyramid Rock Festival

Astronomy Class’ busy year continues with a series of shows coming up. For the sixth year in a row, the Pyramid Rock Festival will return to Phillip Island over the New Year.  The line up was unveiled today on Triple j and included none other then Astronomy Class and our good friend Phrase. Others on the bill include The Cat Empire, Blue King Brown, Bluejuice and the Bumblebeez. Stay tuned for more announcement’s, maybe in the aussie hip hop arena. Pyramid Rock Festival is a camping festival that runs from Tuesday 29th December 2009 until Friday 1st January 2010. Get … Continue reading Astronomy Class – Phrase @ Pyramid Rock Festival

Phrase and Illy VIC show

Head down Geelong way to catch Phrase and Illy live! The guys will hit the Grovedale for a great night of aussie hip hop. Saturday, Aug 22nd. Featuring Citywide Krew. Get yours on! In other news releating to Illy, you can check out some vids via the MTV website. In the first one Illy drops some acoustic mellow rhymes with his track Pictures, check it here.   You can also peep an exclusive interview with Illy via here. Continue reading Phrase and Illy VIC show

Clockwork Album Launch Tour

Triple J & Triple jtv are proud to present Phrase in his first nation wide headline tour. Phrase is hitting the road with his band to perform tracks from his critically acclaimed TripleJ feature album Clockwork. On selected shows Phrase will be giving punters the full Clockwork experience live with a 5 piece band plus a string section along with some special surprise guests from Phrase’s album. Not to mention there will be an exciting visual element to the show coming from Phrase’s longtime DJ Flagrant who will be showcasing his patent-pending “Television Turntables”. Supported by Sydney’s Snob Scrilla, Melbourne’s … Continue reading Clockwork Album Launch Tour

TZU guest program rage

Catch the lads from TZU hooking us up with a killer playlist this weekend. Tune in from 10am – 11am Saturday morning for an hour long taste of what’s to come, with the full guest programming from 11.45pm Saturday night, ABC1. Check below for the allaussie hip hop version or for a full program rundown go to the rage website here. AUSSIE HIP HOP TIMES 1:00am ILLZILLA Cut Feet (Shock) 2:00am KID KOALA Fender Bender (Creative Vibes) 2:30am TZU Dam Busters (Liberation) TZU Wild Stylee (Independent) TZU She Gets Up (Liberation) TZU In Front Of Me (Liberation) TZU Computer Love (Liberation) TZU Mondays (Liberation) … Continue reading TZU guest program rage

PHRASE – Secret Track

Phrase has just recorded a brand new track (produced by M-Phazes) and has given it to the members of his Street Team before he unleashes it on the rest of the world next week.  The exclusive MP3  was sent to the all Street Team members and features a great sample of My People by The Presets. Head to Phrase’s website for more info on the track, also check out how to become a member of the Street Team while you are there. Continue reading PHRASE – Secret Track

RALPH MAG x Aussie Hip Hop

  The June issue of Ralph Magazine has hit the stands and features Skryptcha, Dialectrix and Phrase, all suited up for the fashion section. Skryptcha had this to say about the shoot “We had a lot of fun doing the shoot so please do go check it out, the mag is out on newsstands now with the very, very, very hot – Emily Scott on the cover!” The guys all have a lil’ Ralph style interview in there for a laugh, which I’m sure you’ll enjoy too. Check out the interview with Phrase here. While you are over at the … Continue reading RALPH MAG x Aussie Hip Hop

PHRASE – CLOCKWORK

That’s right peeps, its been almost 4 years since his critically acclaimed debut album Talk With Force was unleashed on the world.  Last month Phrase, returned with his long-awaited and highly anticipated sophomore release, “Clockwork”. Featuring guest performances from Wendy Matthews, Jackson Jackson, Bliss N Eso, Daniel Merriweather, Kram, Illy and Max White, Clockwork is without a doubt one of the boldest releases to emerge this year. Debuting in the top 30  CLOCKWORK is already making waves throughout the country! You can grab a free Mp3 download of Clockwork the track via Phrase’s Website. Below is a little extract from … Continue reading PHRASE – CLOCKWORK

WHATS YOUR MALFUNCTION?

Get set people for a massive tour from the Funkoars. After selling out The Hangover Tour nationwide the Oars are back with the Malfunction Tour. With 28 shows booked around Australia and two massive special guests, Phrase and Vents, this is sure to be huge! Phrase has just dropped his highly anticipated release Clockwork and will be performing with DJ Flagrant and also a live drummer. Vents will also be performing tracks from his first album Hard to Kill. Vents’ always seems to set the stage on fire with his hard hitting tracks. DJ Adfu will be on the turns. … Continue reading WHATS YOUR MALFUNCTION?