Full Tote Odds – Place Your Bets

Featuring members Levelheaded, Slats, Eslev, Ross Read and DJ Hacksaw, Adelaide Hills hip hop collective Full Tote Odds have announced they will release their debut album Place Your Bets through Obese Records on Tuesday, 16 November 2012. With two already highly rotated and successful singles Southern Wind and What’s Going Down, the release of Place Your Bets is destined to ensure Full Tote Odds receive recognition as premier talents in the world of Australian hip hop. The new album documents an evolution and marks the group’s arrival at a destination of musical dexterity that has given them the ability to … Continue reading Full Tote Odds – Place Your Bets

Verbill – Slice (Prod. Nick One)

Fresh out the gates comes Brisbane’s Verbill with Slice, the debut single from his forthcoming self titled EP. Produced by Nick One, Slice is the perfect introduction into the world of Verbill with its rolling bassline and smacking drums.  Verbill speaks his mind with pinpoint precision bringing Nick One’s soulful sample to life and proving his EP is something to be anticipated. Not one to do things by halves, Verbill has enlisted Selina Miles of Unity Sound & Visual (Director of music videos for Hilltop Hoods, The Funkoars, Vents) to direct the Slice music video. You can purchase Slice now by … Continue reading Verbill – Slice (Prod. Nick One)

Full Tote Odds – What’s Going Down

Blasting out of the Adelaide Hills, Full Tote Odds are back with their second single, What’s Going Down. The iTunes-only track is accompanied by a slick filmclip produced and directed by Selina Miles and DJ Adfu from Unity Sound & Visual. What’s Going Down takes a cheeky look at how using sex as a power trip invariably ends in disaster. The warm Sixties organ samples and live bass bring a head-bopping funk flavour which is complimented by the Buffalo Springfield inspired hook. Cuts by DJ Hacksaw add a classic hip hop touch to round off this catchy new song. Building … Continue reading Full Tote Odds – What’s Going Down

ADL – FTTOHNL Clinic 116 Party Wrap

By Trem1 – Wow! – Another crazy turnout this time in the city of churches. A couple weeks ago saw an amazing day at Clinic 116 with plenty heads, old and new swingin thru to cop the albs, have a beer &  snag, check the visuals, get some shit signed and basically join in the festivities to help celebrate the album release. Super duper shout out to Justin & the Clinic 116 massive for hosting a great day, my mans Delts & Motions for keepin the decks in check, Vans The Omega, Palmsy, Erbs & Ironlak for supplyin the slammin opticals, Snag Master … Continue reading ADL – FTTOHNL Clinic 116 Party Wrap

Vents receives ARIA Nomination

Congratulations to Vents with news this week his album Marked For Death snagged an ARIA nomination for ‘Best Urban Album’. Vents sophomore release Marked for Death was produced by Trials from The Funkoars, and the album features Golden Era label mates Hilltop Hoods, and Sesta from The Funkoars. Also big congratulations to Trials who not only produced Vents’ – Marked For Death but also primarily produced 7 time ARIA nominee Drapht’s – The Life Of Riley album, including the track, Rapunzel which was also nominated for Single Of The Year. Coming soon from Vents a brand new film clip for the title track … Continue reading Vents receives ARIA Nomination

Funkoars – Where I Am Music Video

Adelaide circa 2003, three MC’s and one DJ release their debut full-length album under the name the Funkoars – Things haven’t been quite right since! They’re back! After going to ground 12 months ago, the Funkoars have resurfaced to deliver Where I Am the first single from their fourth LP The Quickening through Golden Era Records. Not only can you purchase the single on iTunes, but you now you can watch their brand spankin new music video for Where I Am directed by Selina Miles from Unity Sound & Visual. With scenes shot at up to 2000 frames per second by … Continue reading Funkoars – Where I Am Music Video

Vents – Marked For Death (May 13): Militarism, Alienation & Unhappiness

Golden Era Records artist Vents is set to release his highly anticipated second album Marked for Death which will be in stores and online on May 13, 2011. The first single History Of The World has already been released to a whirlwind response. We catch up with Vents below for a quick chat about his new LP, the release of the single and much more. You have just dropped the first single from the soon to be released sophmore LP titled ‘Marked For Death’. The first single ‘History Of The World’ is a cracker. Tell us a little bit about … Continue reading Vents – Marked For Death (May 13): Militarism, Alienation & Unhappiness

Golden Era Records: Mixtape 2011. Hosted By Trials. Mixed By DJ Madcap

Golden Era Records with Hilltop Hoods present the Mixtape 2011, hosted by Trials and Mixed by DJ Madcap. Mixtape 2011 features all of the Golden Era Crew with a few special guests including Vents, DJ ADFU and Ash Grunwald. Here’s Vents with a snippet from The Discrete Charm Of The Bourgeoisie The track  appears on the Golden Era Mixtape 2011 Filmed & edited by Selina Miles. Get it here Golden Era Mixtape 2011 320kbps (Direct Link) Golden Era 2011 Tracklist 1. Intro 2. Sesta & Suffa – 99 Bottles 3. Pressure – The Fire 4. Briggs – Let It Burn … Continue reading Golden Era Records: Mixtape 2011. Hosted By Trials. Mixed By DJ Madcap

It’s all about the paint – Ironlak update

SOFLES | Adelaide exhibition recap. A couple of photos from Sofles’ solo exhibition at Bull N Bear in Adelaide last week + some black and white sketches. Photos thanks to Selina Miles. 1/6 | Ironlak freestyle @ Obese Records Store 1/6 Ironlak freestyle at Obese Records store (Melbourne). Another day at Obese Records with 1/6 dropping a freestyle about the colour range from Ironlak paint. Can you pick all the colours mentioned? Download the 1/6 mixtape here Continue reading It’s all about the paint – Ironlak update

Cairns 2010 | Ironlak Family featuring Phibs and Shem

Members of the Ironlak Family traveled to Cairns, North Queensland (Australia) to paint at the Taste-y Graff Jam. Phibs and Shem from Melbourne made the journey too. Thanks go out to Josie and the crew from Taste-y for making it all possible. Much respect, Taste-y have been holding it down for the hip hop heads in QLD since we can remember. Links: Shot: Luke Shirlaw Cut: Selina Miles Ironlak Taste-y Continue reading Cairns 2010 | Ironlak Family featuring Phibs and Shem