Mr Grevis Returns After 4 Long Years With His New Album ‘Game Over’

We give you Mr. Grevis, otherwise known as Perth’s Gary McPhee. Originating from the forever energising Western Australian music scene, Grevis at an early age had started writing poetry as a teen needing an outlet/coping mechanism to deal with the … Continue reading Mr Grevis Returns After 4 Long Years With His New Album ‘Game Over’

Grand Lodge 3 Anyway Official Video

Information is the most essential tool for survival… In this modern world however, truth is considered by many to be what we are told instead of what we know.  Wars are being fought everywhere, laws are being passed by governing bodies & rights are being stripped away from citizens in democratic societies throughout the “Free World” at an alarming rate. There are worldwide protests but the media plays everything down as civil unrest without dealing with the original issues. Move on, nothing to see here! The unseen war is the war for your mind, the information war… To the victor … Continue reading Grand Lodge 3 Anyway Official Video

Vursafied Break The Mould

Break The Mould is the second EP from upcoming Sydney rapper Vursafied. Vursafied hails from the Hills District in Sydney’s North West and has been steadily building a following over the last couple of years. His latest effort titled Break The Mould features production from Cam Bluff, youngster Hamley, Koolta, SBX’s latest addition Rob Shaker, Castar and Stainz. The features list is just as impressive with Emilio Rojas, 316, DJayne & A-BINNIE. Break The Mould is available now, for the cheap price of $7. Head here to purchase the EP now. are giving away some signed copies of Vursafied’s … Continue reading Vursafied Break The Mould

A Life In The Night Of Hunter

“Robert Hunter, a pioneer in the Aussie Hip Hop scene, was known and respected in the community as an avid vinyl collector, Syllabolix (SBX) Crew member, supporter of emerging talent, father and digital communicator. Through a collection of writings, recordings and images take a peek inside Hunter’s world, from the early days of a fledgling Aussie Hip Hop scene to his public battle with terminal cancer. A collaborative, community curated project featuring archival footage of Hunter and the SBX crew, including never released videos created by Hunter. Robert Hunter passed away on 20th October 2011 and was inducted into the … Continue reading A Life In The Night Of Hunter

Hilltop Hoods Walking Under Stars Limited Edition Pre Order

Hilltop Hoods make their highly anticipated return with their brand new album Walking Under Stars. Set to drop through their own label Golden Era Records this is the Hilltop Hoods first album since 2012s Drinking From The Sun, an album that changed the game, becoming the groups third consecutive #1 album which went gold on the day of its release and certified platinum within one week. The aptly titled record showed that Australian hip hop was enjoying its time in the sun, no longer an underground scene but an aural assault that had pushed down the barriers that held back … Continue reading Hilltop Hoods Walking Under Stars Limited Edition Pre Order

Kogz Had Enough feat. Sever & Rob Shaker

Kogz, one of Perth’s younger emcee’s to emerge recently, has been working on his debut project for the good part of a year now. After entering a competition for ‘up and coming’ rappers organised by SBX member Mr. Grevis, Kogz won a weeks worth of studio time with Rob Shaker. The opportunity allowed Kogz to adapt his idea for a project from mixtape to full LP. Supporting Grevis a couple of times, the young emcee caught the attention of a few local stalwarts of the Perth scene. Guest verses and collaborators on the album include Mr. Grevis, Bitter Belief, Complete, … Continue reading Kogz Had Enough feat. Sever & Rob Shaker

Mr Grevis My Escape Out Now

Mr. Grevis, WA’s most affable emcee and most recent inductee into the almighty Sylabollix crew returns with his second album My Escape after the popularity of his debut release The Sampler in 2012. Already receiving triple j airplay for singles So Beautiful feat. Joyride and Ness, and The Apology Song feat. Drapht, things are looking promising for Mr. Grevis’s sophomore release. Combining his supreme knack for story-telling with structurally savvy song writing, Grevis has teamed up with fellow SBX cohort Dazastah for the bulk of the album’s production, with additional beats from Cam Bluff and Rob Shaker. Tinged with new-age sounds and … Continue reading Mr Grevis My Escape Out Now

Mr. Grevis – So Beautiful feat. Joyride & Ness (Prod. Dazastah)

Most recent Syllabolix inductee Mr. Grevis presents So Beautiful, the first single to come from his upcoming sophomore album. Featuring Sydney’s master crooner Joyride, along with WA based newcomer Ness, the track’s infectiously uplifting hook floats over an electronic pulse.  Produced by Dazastah, So Beautiful is set apart by its disco strings and heavy synth lines. An ode to newfound positivity, Grevis raps on his perception of the world now that he is happy within himself. “I used to live a negative lifestyle, then I made some major changes and finally started pursuing music and working hard. Good things have happened in return. Life … Continue reading Mr. Grevis – So Beautiful feat. Joyride & Ness (Prod. Dazastah)

Bryte – Bryte Side Of Life

Having hit the ground running in February with the title track, Bryte picks up the pace with the release of his sophomore album Bryte Side Of Life. Out through TOO SOLID Records/MGM Distribution on 5th April, not only is the LP inspiring and reflective but it’s got multi-level humour that will both amuse and shock. Born and raised in Brisbane, now living in Perth, Bryte has been exposed to many different experiences, attitudes and ways of life from a young age. Fostered from his sick mother at just a few days old, there is no question that Bryte’s depth of understanding … Continue reading Bryte – Bryte Side Of Life

Bitter Belief – The Circus

SBX crew member Bitter Belief first started writing poems at the young age of 13. In time with his love for writing combined with his love for hip hop it evolved from poems to rhymes. Recording over downloaded instrumentals with very basic cheap equipment Bitter B put his head down and got to work recording at least a track a day for the next few years to come. At the age of 17 he was signed to an independant label but left two years later to continue his journey alone. After leaving the label Bitter put out a series of mixtapes … Continue reading Bitter Belief – The Circus

Adelaide: West Coast Showcase feat. Optamus, Mr Grevis, Bitter Belief & K21

After a short absence from touring, he’s back on the road, we’ve got the Downsyde and SBX general himself headlining the upcoming show with his solo project Optamus, backing him up is Obese Records latest distro signee launching his debut album The Sampler – Mr Grevis!!! No stranger to Adelaide after extensive touring with Drapht, is Bitter Belief, he’ll be dropping tracks off his last mixtape The Tourguide and also drop some sneak peaks from the up coming album The Gallery, which is set to do some big things. Holding down the decks for nearly everybody on this night, is … Continue reading Adelaide: West Coast Showcase feat. Optamus, Mr Grevis, Bitter Belief & K21

Hunter: For The Record – The life and rhymes of an Australian Hip Hop pioneer

Robert Hunter died a pioneer of a musical genre, young father, digital communicator, ex drug and alcohol abuser and ultimately a terminal cancer patient. At 35 his time on this earth was in danger of being cruelly cut short. With a digital camera in hand, for Hunter cancer would become the lens through which life suddenly came sharply into focus. A year after his passing Periscope Pictures release Hunter: For The Record, a documentary journey that takes us deep into the psyche of an Australian sub-culture, and into the mind of one its greatest pioneers. The ‘largest ever crowd-funded project … Continue reading Hunter: For The Record – The life and rhymes of an Australian Hip Hop pioneer

Hunter inducted into WAM Hall Of Fame

The peak West Australian music body WAM has announced it three inductees into the music WAM Hall Of Fame this year, as part of the upcoming WAMi Festival. The late hip hop icon Hunter, former WAM CEO Paul Bodlovich and comedy muso Tim Minchin will receive the honour this year. Robert Hunter died October last year after a long battle with cancer, having been an instrumental part of the hip hop scene not only in the west, but in a national sense. He was part of the Syllabolix Crew that also featured Drapht, Layla and Dazastah, amongst others, and made … Continue reading Hunter inducted into WAM Hall Of Fame

Australian Hip Hop Supports Canteen

The Australian Hip Hop Supports Canteen collection is at one a definitive catalogue of Australian contemporary music and a warm and charitable gesture to our sick Australian kids from a supportive Australian music community. Australian Hip Hop Supports Canteens includes some of the final works from Hunter as well as a swarm of contributions from the local hip hop community. This very special album was the brainchild and final project of recently deceased seminal local rapper, Hunter. Sadly, Hunter missed the release of this album by weeks, losing his long battle with cancer in October 2011 and leaving his much-loved crew … Continue reading Australian Hip Hop Supports Canteen

Robert Hunter (1975 – 2011)

Robert Hunter died at 7am Thursday 20 at Murdoch Hospice Western Australia. Hunter had been suffering from terminal cancer since his diagnosis in 2009. He struggled for the last few days and then peacefully passed with his mother by his side. Hunter’s family are making funeral arrangements and will issue a media statement with details of the special memorial gathering planned for fans and music industry peers. His mother Trish says “I had 36 years with my beautiful son, he was the light of my life and I am so proud of what he achieved in the short time that … Continue reading Robert Hunter (1975 – 2011)

Drapht adds new dates and a Gold Record!

Drapht’s adding new dates to his Party, Party, Party Tour so that he can finally take the number one debuting The Life of Riley album to the dusty stages in the northwest of the country. Not only is the album and his full live show hitting towns in the north of WA this tour now also marks Drapht’s first visit to the Northern Territory. Bali Party is the new single from the The Life of Riley album, which we are very excited to announce has now reached official ARIA Gold Status. This is Drapht’s first gold album, an enormous achievement for … Continue reading Drapht adds new dates and a Gold Record!

Dry July – Month For Huntz

Some of the biggest names in local hip-hop, led by Perth man of the moment Drapht, formed a Dry July team in support of their compatriot, Robert “Huntz” Hunter who is battling terminal cancer. The initiative, which raises funds for adult cancer sufferers, ends today, and the group of musicians who have called themselves Month for Huntz have raised the most money in WA so far, with $10,572.53. Hunter, once known as the hard man of local hip-hop with a penchant for heavy drinking and drug- taking, is one of a new generation of digital communicators who, through his YouTube raps … Continue reading Dry July – Month For Huntz

Bitter Belief – Isolation (Out Now)

The debut album from Perth MC Bitter Belief. Bitter B has been paying his dues over the last few years on mixtapes, guest spots and rocking stages all over the country, on his own and also touring with SBX’s Drapht. Bitter Belief was also a part of the recent album The Dragon Project with Tomahawk, Defyre and Rob Shaker. Who Would Want me Dead? (feat. Dazastah & Drapht) Isolation is his debut album, featuring production from the West’s best, Optamus, Dazastah, Rob Shaker and Creed Birch. Tracklisting: 1. Introduction 2. Who You Came To See 3. Move Back 4. Burning … Continue reading Bitter Belief – Isolation (Out Now)

HEAT 4 HUNTZ: Massive ebay auction

Are you ready to witness the most amazing collection of local Hip Hop ever listed for auction? The cream of Australia’s talent has pooled together for a once in a lifetime eBay listing, offering some extremely rare & desirable bits n’ pieces from their own collections all in the name of fund-raising for our friend HUNTER-SBX. The “HEAT 4 HUNTZ” eBay auction begins late Sunday the 7th of November 2010 & hopes to raise a decent amount to donate to the Perth, Western Australian stalwart who is battling with Cancer. 100% of all proceeds of the auction will be donated … Continue reading HEAT 4 HUNTZ: Massive ebay auction