B.V.A. – Answers Loss Question Love

deNorthwode has been DJ’ing & producing beats for close to 20 years. deNorthwode is more than just a party dj. He also runs the Crookneck lab an underground studio in the eastern suburbs of Adelaide that produces quality hip hop (check it out in the the book “Behind the Beat”). He owns Elysium Lounge & plays there along with the very best dj’s & musicians Adelaide has to offer. He has played extensively all over Australia. What sets him apart from most DJ’s is a combination of traditional turntable finesse, original and current routines, incredible energy & selfless respect for … Continue reading B.V.A. – Answers Loss Question Love

B.V.A – Portrait Of A Monster

B.V.A is an Adelaide based artist who has been part of the Australian hip hop scene for an inordinate amount of time. In the late 90’s he started his group Mnemonic Ascent with DJ Ransom & Raph Boogie (Melb). They later went on to start the independent record label Crookneck which released a slew of quality records. As a rapper he has guested on many records over the years and as a producer he has had the pleasure of collaborating with an extensive list of the who’s who of Australian hip hop. Portrait Of A Monster is the 1st single taken from the … Continue reading B.V.A – Portrait Of A Monster

Jimblah – Face The Fire (Out Now)

Hilltop Hoods Initiative Winner from 2007, Jimblah, has launched his debut full-length album entitled Face the Fire and is currently on tour with The Herd. Jimblah crosses cultural lines and musical tastes with his debut effort Face the Fire on which he shares stories from his life through Hip Hop narration. Face the Fire, title track off the album, is a touching story of grief and loss and how to move through the pain of losing a loved one. Jimblah is an Indigenous producer/MC/writer from Adelaide, South Australia, hailing from the Larrakia nation in Australia’s Top End. Influenced by a wide … Continue reading Jimblah – Face The Fire (Out Now)

ON THE UP 2 – TONIGHT

Back this winter to bring you some fiery, lyrical goodness, ON THE UP 2 once again showcases another plethora of Melbourne’s fledgling wordsmiths! Triple J Unearthed competition winners Low Budget bring it back to the underground off the back of their performance at Splendour in the Grass, as well as highly innovative emcee Blunted Monk, Anon Speak, G Force and Doesa Ive on Friday August 21. Hosted by Grinny n’ T and with resident DJ Blazin Marty spinning wax from 9pm to 3am, this is an absolute must for fans of lyrical hip-hop or those who’ll enjoy some warm beats … Continue reading ON THE UP 2 – TONIGHT