Urthboy’s debut performance of Make Me a Mixtape at Brisbane Festival was one of the highlights and has subsequently been snapped up by Melbourne Festival. This wildly original celebration of making mixtapes comes to Sydney for one night at The Basement Saturday November 8. Urthboy has created a retrospective mixtape to accompany the true story of a youthful adventure on a formative overseas trip. The songs are performed live by Urthboy, Ngaiire, Joyride (One Day), Jane Tyrrell, Ev Jones (Jones Jnr), Rival MC (Black Arm Band) and a cracking live band. Make Me A Mixtape with Urthboy & Special Guests … Continue reading Urthboy Brings ‘Make Me A Mixtape’ To Sydney
Renegades Of Munk are fresh on the scene and are a funk/ hip hop band from Sydney. Fronted by one of the pioneers of hip hop in Australia, Munk aka Munkimuk. Munk is a proud Jardwadjali/ Wotjobulak man known for his production and mixing skills, rapping, breakdancing & as a radio host on Sydney’s Koori Radio. MC’ing since the 80’s he is an accomplished MC, performing internationally as well as nationally playing shows such as Big Day Out, Yabun, The Deadlys, Corroboree, Barunga Festival, AFL, NRL, Arafura Games, Sydney Writers Festival, NT Writers Festival, Carnivale, Stylin Up, Klub Koori and … Continue reading Renegades Of Munk Welcome Back
Minimal Aesthetics artist Requiem presents his answer to the Digital Era, his latest EP titled Digital Blues. The Northern Territory based artist, who use to call Melbourne home has released the EP as a free digital download. We catch up with Requiem to talk about his latest offering and discuss the changes the digital music age has brought about. 1) New EP released through Minimal Aesthetics titled Digital Blues, explain to us the concept behind this release? When making the EP I wrote a song called Digital Blues and as it was the strongest topic covered I named the EP after it. … Continue reading Requiem – ‘Digital Blues’ Digital Interview
Requiem is in a long distance relationship with a city. While enjoying the tropics of Darwin and its monsoonal rains the young MC reflects on the city that gave him his start in hip hop and inspired him to make music. It’s the city of crews he grew up listening to and a constant source of inspiration.Away from music it’s a city of art, arguably the graffiti capital of Australia and one of the premier graf capitals in the world. With its vibrant laneway and coffee culture and buzzing nightlife Melbourne is the place Requiem says welcomes him back every … Continue reading Requiem – Digital Blues
Based around the core of front-man Rival MC and DJ Returnagain, Impossible Odds are an Indigenous Hip Hop/Soul group from Brisbane. Mon October 3rd saw the release of their long awaited debut album Against All Odds. First single Everything was ushered out late July and went about cutting a swathe through alternative radio. Tue August 16th it became the 4th most downloaded track on Australian radio through AMRAP’s AIR IT, where it has also spent 6 straight weeks in the top 5 tracks on the AIR IT Hip Hop chart (currently #2). With one EP and 3 singles released over … Continue reading Impossible Odds – Against All Odds
One of Brisbane’s favourite rappers Unda Dwella delivers his highly anticipated Everyone Loves U.D. mixtape after several complete overhauls and a project name change. The Brisbane big man calls upon a cast of thousands to deliver what could prove to be one of the mixtape releases of the year. The Everyone Loves U.D. mixtape sees Unda Dwella trading bars with the likes of Armageddon of Fat Joe’s Terror Squad, Aussie legend Hunter, Broken Tooth’s Maggot Mouf, Rival MC (Impossible Odds), Melbourne old-schoolers RKS, Shunda K (Yo Majesty!), fellow label mate MCRotheee and more. Coming in at 22 tracks ranging from … Continue reading Unda Dwella – Everyone Loves U.D. Mixtape in stores soon!
Impossible Odds are one of Brisbane’s, and indeed Australia’s, stand alone acts. Fred Leone aka Rival MC list of credits are impressive: The Artist · Winner of the inaugural JB Seed “Speak: Indigenous Hip Hop” Competition (2007) · Nominated for the 2008 Deadly Awards (“Most Promising New Talent in Music”) · 2 Tracks have received full rotation on Triple J · Triple J’s Aus Music Months feature Artist November 2009 · ‘Feature Album of the Week’ on ABC Asia Pacific · ‘Release of The Week’ & ‘Single Off The Week’ in both Time Off and Scene Magazines · Sat at … Continue reading Impossible Odds Records – Official Label Launch