Skryptcha What We Do It For feat. Daniel Mifsud

After over a decade in music closely followed by an industry hiatus, Sydney based hip-hop artist Skryptcha is set to return with new material, documenting the MC’s search for happiness and resolve in the dark times which have plagued his personal life in the last few years away from the spotlight. With such influence as Lone Catalysts, Zion I, Atmosphere, and Mos Def, his music is both intelligent and soulful. Taking his first lyrical strides in 2003, Skryptcha’s gene pool is in his favour, coming from a long line of poets, writers and musicians. His instrumentally-charged upbringing laid the foundations … Continue reading Skryptcha What We Do It For feat. Daniel Mifsud

Kadyelle – The Theory Of Everything

Touted as being one of the most skillful females in the scene right now after her solid debut release Earthworthy in 2010 and The One Nighter mixtape in 2011. Kadyelle has supported and toured with such acts as Sage Francis, Ozi Batla, M-Phazes, Phrase, Illy, Spit Syndicate, The Tongue, Class A, Optamus, Muph & Plutonic, Seth Sentry plus many more.  Her newest LP The Theory of Everything features Ozi Batla, Thorts, Optamus, Dazastah, Hunter, Porsah Laine, Rachael Berry, Soma, Miss Karleena, Miss.She.ill, Rob Shaker and production from Rahjconkas, The Digital Assassin, Admin Beats and Ren Riz. The Theory of Everything is available now for a ‘name … Continue reading Kadyelle – The Theory Of Everything

Chasm EP Series Vol. 1: Rachael Berry x Skryptcha Diamond Cuts

After a very successful 2012 centred around his widely revered album This is How We Never Die, Chasm has returned in 2013 with a fresh approach to releasing his music. The Chasm EP series, the first of which is set for release on March 15th this year, will comprise of four separate digital releases, each featuring a different vocal artist.   The collaborations, in true Chasm style, will spotlight artists from his international network including Guilty Simpson (USA), Blak Twang (UK), and our very own Monchichi (AUS), Skryptcha & Rachael Berry (AUS). The first EP from the series Diamond Cuts, features … Continue reading Chasm EP Series Vol. 1: Rachael Berry x Skryptcha Diamond Cuts

Chasm To Release EP Series

Australia’s most dexterous producer Chasm will be releasing a series of EP’s this year. The first of which, Diamond Cuts, out March 15th, features long-time collaborators Skryptcha and Rachael Berry. Lead single Oo La La La will be available from iTunes when the EP drops.  EP’s to come see Chasm team up with esteemed artists Monchichi, Guilty Simpson, and Blak Twang. Check out the behind the scenes video for Chasm’s next clip Dreamin feat. RUCL and Gappy Ranks below. Chasm Beats  ||  Twitter  ||  Soundcloud Continue reading Chasm To Release EP Series

Skryptcha – Mindful (Out Now)

Skryptcha has a knack for making the philosophical non-confrontational. His second masterpiece Mindful is not unlike it’s creator; preceptive, sharp and ahead of its time. After the notoriety surrounding previous LP Numb3rs, and break out EP Left to Write, the slick young wordsmith has found time to knock out a Journalism degree, and travel substantially. Crafted during the most pivotal years of his life, Mindful takes a considered look at Skryptcha’s unique journey thus far. Mindful’s production was expertly handled by illustrious US producer Illmind, a long-time favourite beat-maker of Skryptcha’s. Throughout the album, a dynamic emcee-producer synchronicity is evident, Illmind … Continue reading Skryptcha – Mindful (Out Now)

Skryptcha – Mindful

Skryptcha has a knack for making the philosophical non-confrontational. His second masterpiece Mindful is not unlike it’s creator; preceptive, sharp and ahead of its time. After the notoriety surrounding previous LP Numb3rs, and break out EP Left to Write, the slick young wordsmith has found time to knock out a Journalism degree, and travel substantially. Crafted during the most pivotal years of his life, Mindful takes a considered look at Skryptcha’s unique journey thus far. Mindful’s production was expertly handled by illustrious US producer Illmind, a long-time favourite beat-maker of Skryptcha’s. Throughout the album, a dynamic emcee-producer synchronicity is evident, Illmind setting a scene and Skryptcha telling … Continue reading Skryptcha – Mindful

Skryptcha 2011 Wrap Up

For Skryptcha, 2011 was a year of travel, experience and studio time –with his head down since early January 2011 working on a new album. All year long Skryptcha has been exchanging with producer from New York called Illmind, who he met up with whilst in the US in April to discuss plans for the album and work on tracks. During his time abroad, Skryptcha visited places like New Orleans, Memphis & New York, drawing inspiration from the cities. Even though much of his time was spent in the studio, Skryp still found space to tour a large part of the … Continue reading Skryptcha 2011 Wrap Up

Class A MC Interview: Milkmen, Money & Music

aahh: 2010 saw the release of your debut LP Me, Me, Me & Him, The Secret Life of a Receptionist. What so far has been the highlight of this journey? Class A MC: The highlight of the journey was seeing it out and in JB Hi Fi. That was a big goal for me- to get it in stores. It was a very long and arduous journey and to see it finished, packaged and ready for sale was an amazing feeling. After the visit to JB, we then went and drank champagne and ate lots of dumplings to celebrate. The … Continue reading Class A MC Interview: Milkmen, Money & Music

Ishu presents an amazing debut album: A World In Progress

Back in 2008, Ishu garnered praise for the smooth, organic dub/reggae/dancehall flavours and laid-back vocals of his debut EP. Seven tracks which documented his time in Melbourne before heading abroad. Fast-forward two years later and he’s switching it up. A broadened sound palette has him charting new musical territory, using hiphop and electronic beats as his canvas. Culture-mashing boom-bap in a similar vein to local favourites Hermitude and with hints of big influences like Madlib, Hi-Tek and Bonobo, Ishu is now ready to unleash his debut album, A World In Progress. Citing his environment as the main influence of his … Continue reading Ishu presents an amazing debut album: A World In Progress

Ishu presents the new single ‘Progress feat. Mantra’ [A World In Progress – Out Today]

Citing his environment as the main influence of his music, it’s no surprise that Sydney-born hip-hop producer Ishu has returned to Australia with a bag full of fresh ideas and a new vision, after travelling throughout Europe and Asia in 2009. Collecting samples and field recordings along the way; Ishu found inspiration in every country he visited, immersing himself in local culture and sketching beats for his forthcoming album release. Now at his new home in Melbourne, it’s time to bring these rough drafts to life. ISHU presents the new single ‘Progress feat. Mantra’ Back in 2008, Ishu had garnered … Continue reading Ishu presents the new single ‘Progress feat. Mantra’ [A World In Progress – Out Today]

Skryptcha – The Numbers Album Sampler (July 23)

From one city skyline to another, Sydney emcee Skryptcha digs into hip hop’s East Coast influence for direction and tone on his much anticipated debut full length. Titled The Numbers, this fourteen track outing is an honest and personal expression of Skryptcha’s personality and love for the music wrapped up in that old boom-bap and soul sound. Like those who have made a mark in the past, The Numbers is a glorious mix of deft production work and intelligent lyricism and story telling. Enlisting production from noted Australian beatmakers M-Phazes, Chasm, Jase and Ante Escobar alongside international input from Domingo … Continue reading Skryptcha – The Numbers Album Sampler (July 23)