Full Tote Odds – Place Your Bets

Full Tote Odds are Levelheaded, Slats, Eslev, DJ Hacksaw and Ross Read. These five boys from the Adelaide hills have crossed paths in the music world for over fifteen years. Mates since the first year of High School, Slats, Levelheaded & DJ Hacksaw were members of the Blackwood Hip Hop group Train Of Thought. Under that name they released a highly acclaimed Demo (2002) and a hit debut album Moving Heads (2004). The Moving Heads LP was released through Obese Records and featured two other emerging Adelaide acts in Hilltop Hoods and Funkoars. The album sky-rocketed Train Of Thought to national recognition in … Continue reading Full Tote Odds – Place Your Bets

Full Tote Odds – Southern Wind

Full Tote Odds are the latest in a long line of successful hip hop artists produced by the Adelaide Hills. The first single from their forthcoming album Place Your Bets, Southern Wind is a heartfelt hip hop ballad layered with rich piano, splashes of live drums and twists of strings and guitar. Echoing through the tale of a fractured, flawed relationship is an aching, bittersweet refrain sung by the sultry Taylor Jones. The progress of an inevitable decline and vicious decay of something that was once so beautiful into a blurred, bleak disfunction is captured expertly by MCs Slats, Levelheaded and … Continue reading Full Tote Odds – Southern Wind

Hilltop Hoods – Parade Of The Dead: Zombies, Execution & The Old Adelaide Gaol

Hilltop Hoods have recently dropped what must be a frist for hip hop in Australia…a full length feature zombie flick. Filmed on location at the Old Adelaide Gaol, Parade Of The Dead isn’t just your ordinary zombie flick, in fact this isn’t even your ordinary movie. In 2010 a virus spread throughout the world’s population killing millions and turning many survivors into mindless zombies. Around the same time of these apocalyptic events the Hilltop Hoods were due to make a DVD for their album State of the Art. As civilization collapsed, people died in the streets, thousands starved… The Hoods … Continue reading Hilltop Hoods – Parade Of The Dead: Zombies, Execution & The Old Adelaide Gaol