Ishu presents the new single “World Domination feat. Elf Tranzporter”

Following the successful release of his album A World in Progress and single Progress feat. Mantra, Ishu is releasing a second single titled World Domination feat. Elf Tranzporter. An up-tempo hip hop tune driven by regal horns and dramatic strings, with the highly skilled veteran Elf Tranzporter on the mic. Elf Tranzporter, well known for his politically charged lyricism both solo and as part of the Melbourne hip hop outfit Combat Wombat, delves into events and ethical issues in the pharmaceutical industry and conniving corporate takeover strategies. Much like the rest of the album, World Domination feat. Elf Tranzporter was … Continue reading Ishu presents the new single “World Domination feat. Elf Tranzporter”

Announcing Plutonic & G Love’s Moonshine Lemonade

Moonshine Lemonade is the album collaboration between producer Plutonic Lab (Muph & Plutonic, Dialectrix) and G Love (of G Love and The Special Sauce fame). G Love explained, “I’ve been making and mashing hip hop and blues for the last 20 years. With Moonshine Lemonade, I finally feel like I got it right. Pluto bought it out of me and that’s that. I know people are gonna dig this shit cause I’ve been rocking it non-stop on my tour bus every freakin’ night.” Two very special I-liked-them-before-you-did shows are happening in Melbourne at the Northcote Social Club on January 14, … Continue reading Announcing Plutonic & G Love’s Moonshine Lemonade

Dialectrix – Audio Projectiles, internet bullshit & a fluey Fluent

The unique synergy created between artists was a defining character in the creativity and success of hip hop during the 1990s. Hip hop crews were bound together by their ideas in the moment and this interaction, at times tense, marked an incredible era in the genre’s history. Dialectrix, along with Mercury Prize winner Plutonic Lab and prolific Sydney DJ 2buck have taken this historical approach to produce Audio Projectile, the second album from one of Australia’s most talented wordsmiths.  The album is the work of collaboration in the truest sense. Aiming to capture the vivid sounds of the classics, Audio Projectile is their enjoyment of the past, … Continue reading Dialectrix – Audio Projectiles, internet bullshit & a fluey Fluent

Rainman – Can’t See You (Feat. Laneous, Prod. by Chasm): FREE DOWNLOAD

Billed as ‘a watershed in local hip hop’, Rainman (Ray Bourne) has attracted some hefty praise since releasing his debut album Fire in the Belly. Rainman has been hailed as Queensland’s best kept secret with an eloquence for song-writing rarely seen in hip hop. Descriptions of Rainman’s music are consistently praiseworthy – what we have here is hip hop that is honest, thoughtful and fun. Rainman has appeared as a feature artist on the Triple J Hip Hop Show and now allaussie hip hop. His music was selected for the Rhythm and Poetry DVD – a documentary detailing the evolution … Continue reading Rainman – Can’t See You (Feat. Laneous, Prod. by Chasm): FREE DOWNLOAD

Dialectrix – Pieces of a Puzzle Video

The video for the single Pieces of a Puzzle from Dialectrix – Audio Projectile album.
 Film clip directed and created by Versus. The unique synergy created between artists was a defining character in the creativity and success of hip hop during the 1990s. Hip hop crews were bound together by their ideas in the moment and this interaction, at times tense, marked an incredible era in the genre’s history. Dialectrix, along with Mercury Prize winner Plutonic Lab and prolific Sydney DJ 2buck have taken this historical approach to produce Audio Projectile, the second album from one of Australia’s most talented wordsmiths. The album is the … Continue reading Dialectrix – Pieces of a Puzzle Video

Dialectrix – Audio Projectile (Sept 17)

The unique synergy created between artists was a defining character in the creativity and success of hip hop during the 1990s. Hip hop crews were bound together by their ideas in the moment and this interaction, at times tense, marked an incredible era in the genre’s history. Dialectrix, along with Mercury Prize winner Plutonic Lab and prolific Sydney DJ 2buck have taken this historical approach to produce Audio Projectile, the second album from one of Australia’s most talented wordsmiths. The album is the work of collaboration in the truest sense. Aiming to capture the vivid sounds of the classics, Audio … Continue reading Dialectrix – Audio Projectile (Sept 17)

Koolism – Cant Stand It (Stream)

Koolism have just leaked their brand new single Can’t Stand It. The track is making waves at the moment and has made a few ears twitch and a lot of heads turning.DJ Danielsan as always provides the backdrop to this up-tempo track, while Plutonic Lab chips in with the drums. As for the words, emcee Hau, explains: “The lyrics were inspired by, to put it simple and plain, a lot of fuckery in this country. I definitely believe we have it a lot better than many places around the world, but at the same time, that doesn’t mean I’m not … Continue reading Koolism – Cant Stand It (Stream)

Inside Plutonic Lab

Here are some pics we thought you may find interesting. Thrown up by the man that’s responsible for some of the dopest production in this country – Plutonic Lab. Please note pic 4: Melbourne-based soul artist Jess Harlen debuts her anticipated full length album Neon Heartache, the first release from the freshly launched Plethora Records. Titled Watch The Water, this song is the first sample of music from the heralded musical collaboration between Harlen (named ‘Best Unsigned Artist’ at the 2007 Urban Music Awards) and 2008 ARIA Nominee and 2009 Mercury Prize Winner (for his work with Speech Debelle) Plutonic … Continue reading Inside Plutonic Lab

Koolism New Track – Hanz High

Koolism dropped a gem of an email today to those on their mailing list, calling it a belated Xmas present (cheers guys!). I like the style Koolism use’s to deliver these types of free downloads (see Jam Master Jay Tribute post/track here). I hope we can expect to see some more freebies leading up to the release of The Umu, which is expected sometime 2010. Here is a little bit of what Hau had to say about the free track titled Hanz High (see artwork above). This is just another example of what Daniel and I can come up with … Continue reading Koolism New Track – Hanz High

Urthboy update – New Merch/Musical Tee’s

To coincide with the start of the Spitshine tour, Urthboy has unleashed a new range of  merch. This stylish set of merch comes with 3 T-shirts, and also that ever needed summer accessory the trusty old stubby holder. The t-shirts are available in 3 designs 2 for the lads, and one for the lasses. All shirts have the option of being musical tee’s, these are t-shirts with a special card containing the code for high quality Spitshine album download (with Bonus track). In related tour news Urthboy is releasing a limited edition CD only available at the Spitshine tour. The … Continue reading Urthboy update – New Merch/Musical Tee’s

Plutonic Lab smashing up the scene

The 2009 Mercury Prize winner has been announced – Speech Debelle’s album Speech Therapy. The album features two singles, “The Key” and “Better Days” – both tracks co-written and produced by none other then the great Plutonic Lab. Congratulations to Pluto for this massive achievement. His production work on the album has been described as “like no hip hop record you’ve ever heard” (Dazed & Confused) and “A pleasurable point of difference in modern hip hop” (M8). “The Key” was named single of the week in both NME and the Sunday Times. Plutonic Lab has just completed work on the … Continue reading Plutonic Lab smashing up the scene

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

OBR 065 – ILLY

Ladies and gentlemen may I introduce to you Obese Records latest,  Illy. Illy teams up with some big names on this album, and he promises to deliver. Illy enlists the help of his fellow Crooked Eye Crew member M-Phazes (producer of Bliss n Eso’s Flying Colours) and Jackson Jackson’s J-Skub (Phrase’s Clockwork) for the bulk of the album, with stellar contributions from up and comers J-Squared and Ta-Ku. Generation Y is the first single of the album and is described as a politically driven ode to the power of those whose days as the underdog are numbered. Long Story Short … Continue reading OBR 065 – ILLY