Your 2014 Lists Were Bogus…

Settle, we’re back… After a massive holiday period, where we barley had enough time to blow the froth off a few coldies, the dope new music had already begun flooding in. Over the next couple of weeks we’ll do our best to catch up on all the  tracks, albums, videos, and music news that’s broken or has been released since we’ve been away. 2014 was a massive year for hip hop in Australia, and already 2015 is looking the goods. Kicking things off for 2015, is the brand new release from Crate Cartel’s very own Phil Gektor. A.W.O.L 2.0 is a remix album of AZ’s … Continue reading Your 2014 Lists Were Bogus…

Exclusive Premiere Phil Gektor Beats, Blends & Remixes

We are pleased to premiere the first instalment of the Crate Cartel Mixtape Series. The first tape titled Beats, Blends & Remixes (CCMX001) is by the man, Phil Gektor! The tape is 40 minutes worth of dope remixes and beats and will be available as a limited run of hard copies, plus the usual digital download. Beats, Blends & Remixes follows on from Phil Gektor’s recent LP release, Real Heads Don’t Listen. You can pick up Beats, Blends & Remixes as a digital download now, by following the link in the player below or you can score yourself a limited edition … Continue reading Exclusive Premiere Phil Gektor Beats, Blends & Remixes

aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 6 Geko

Enigmatic Geko AKA Phil Gektor makes up one sixth of formidable Melbourne label Crate Cartel. His new album, titled Real Heads Don’t Listen, is out May 30 2014. Entirely self-produced, Geko has poured his contrarian genius into the album, ensuring every detail has purpose. Consistent with his previous work, Real Heads Don’t Listen further explores Geko’s underground ethos and his satirical take on mainstream society and commercialisation. Using samples as his muse, Geko’s production and lyrical themes evolve organically. The album’s overall gritty, trippy feel resembles its creator’s cynical obscurity. Though dark, and sometimes confronting, Geko’s music is a brilliant … Continue reading aahh Radio Season 2 Episode 6 Geko

Geko Real Heads Don’t Listen Out Today!

Enigmatic Geko AKA Phil Gektor makes up one sixth of formidable Melbourne label Crate Cartel. His new album, titled Real Heads Don’t Listen, is out today. Entirely self-produced, Geko has poured his contrarian genius into the album, ensuring every detail has purpose. Consistent with his previous work, Real Heads Don’t Listen further explores Geko’s underground ethos and his satirical take on mainstream society and commercialisation. “I don’t listen to what’s being played on the radio or what’s current, so it’s probably a bit of a time capsule.” – Geko Using samples as his muse, Geko’s production and lyrical themes evolve … Continue reading Geko Real Heads Don’t Listen Out Today!

Exclusive: Geko The Hippies I

“He is a sick man, he is a angry man, he is an unattractive man, there is something wrong with his liver……” That man is Geko aka Phil Gektor. May we present to you an exclusive prelude to Geko’s upcoming full length album Real Heads Don’t Listen, out May 30th on Crate Cartel – The Hippies I. The brand new track The Hippies I spools out over a long intro, the power of the strings warm you while transporting you quickly to another place in time. A time long forgotten, of free love, big buds and great music. The Hippies I is … Continue reading Exclusive: Geko The Hippies I