Funkoars New EP Dawn Of The Head Streaming For Free

Having just toured the nation with shows and festivals still to come in the coming months the Funkoars have done what they do best, look after the fans. The new EP Dawn of the Head peaked at #3 on the Urban and #18 on the Album ARIA charts last month. Today, we are super excited to announce Dawn Of The Head has been officially uploaded on YouTube for FREE. Check it out below. 2014 has seen a resurgence for the group with the final touches being put on the 5th album In Case of Emergency ready for release later this year. If you haven’t already … Continue reading Funkoars New EP Dawn Of The Head Streaming For Free

Mr. Grevis – My Escape

WA’s most affable emcee and most recent inductee into the almighty Sylabollix crew – Mr. Grevis returns with his second album My Escape after the popularity of his debut release The Sampler in 2012. 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 Cam Bluff and Rob Shaker. Tinged with new-age sounds and live instrumentation to match the array of subjects explored, My Escape reflects the times through Mr Grevis‘ eyes both sonically and lyrically. With plenty of guest … Continue reading Mr. Grevis – My Escape

The Funkoars – Carl Sagan

2012’s Golden Era Mixtape was the second in the series of mixtapes showcasing the talent, depth and skill of the artists on the Golden Era Records label, including artists Briggs, Hilltop Hoods, Adfu and more. Released on the triple j hip hop show with Hau, The Golden Era Mixtape 2012 featured a host of dope tracks including Funkoars – Carl Sagan. As a part of the ‘Funkoars Fam Appreciation Day‘, Carl Sagan has been released as a free download, minus any drop overs. Written by Hons, Trials & Sesta with cuts from DJ Reflux, and production from Trials, this is the … Continue reading The Funkoars – Carl Sagan

K21 – Never feat. Joy Sparkes

Adelaide’s K21 introduces Never, the second film to be released from his debut LP Single Minded Civilian. The track Never also features the chilled sounds of Joy Sparkes. The film clip was shot by helloREVOLUTIONco. Single Minded Civilian features a host of Australia’s finest emcees including Trials, Vents, Sesta, Brad Strut with production from Sesta, Trials, Vampts and K21 himself. Cuts are from DJ’s Snair, adfu and PT. Never is produced by K21, scratches by DJ PT, video by helloREVOLUTIONco. Shot by Matthew Thorne and James Millard. Directed & edited by Matthew Thorne. Single Minded Civilian‘ out now. K21 Official  ||  Twitter  ||  Purchase  || … Continue reading K21 – Never feat. Joy Sparkes

Maundz – Maundzilla

Straight out of Melbourne city comes one of the Nation’s most talked about MC’s, Maundz, ready to unleash his highly anticipated sophomore LP titledZero upon the masses. Flying the flag high for the scenes undeniably most hyped up emerging independent force that is Crate Cartel, Maundz is joined by fellow Cartelian and beat smith extraordinaire WIK for the entirety of what is sure to be heralded as one of the country’s slickest hip hop releases to date.  Wik, having proved his skills behind the sp1200 in recent local releases, has collected an eclectic slew of head nodders for and neck snappers for Australia’s most promising up and coming MC to … Continue reading Maundz – Maundzilla

Maundz – Zero

Straight out of Melbourne city comes one of the Nation’s most talked about MC’s, Maundz, ready to unleash his highly anticipated sophomore LP titled Zero upon the masses. Flying the flag high for the scenes undeniably most hyped up emerging independent force that is Crate Cartel, Maundz is joined by fellow Cartelian and beat smith extraordinaire WIK for the entirety of what is sure to be heralded as one of the country’s slickest hip hop releases to date.  Wik, having proved his skills behind the sp1200 in recent local releases, has collected an eclectic slew of head nodders for and neck … Continue reading Maundz – Zero

K21 – Single Minded Civilian Out Now!

Adelaide’s K21 introduces his highly anticipated debut LP Single Minded Civilian. The title track Won’t Stop produced by Mdusu has been well received amongst the hoards and is still available as a free download from K21′s website. The release of the single also coincided with the release of the official film clip by Capital Waste.   Single Minded Civilian features a host of Australia’s finest emcees including Trials, Vents, Sesta, Brad Strut and more, also production from Sesta, Trials, Vampts and K21, plus you will also be treated to a host of murderous cuts from DJ’s Snair, adfu and PT.  On Saturday May 19, K21 will launch his album Single Minded Civilian at the Rocket Bar feat. Claz … Continue reading K21 – Single Minded Civilian Out Now!

Funkoars – Vamoose

The Funkoars have dropped a 3rd film clip from their critically acclaimed album The Quickening. Vamoose was produced by Full Clip Productions and features the acting stylings of Benjie McNair of Neighbours fame. The clip is a biting social commentary on the state of the economy done in true Oars fashion. The video is best summed up by YouTube user KrazyBot: “Absolutely moving and inspirational clip. The camera roll towards the protagonist creates a sense of desperation within the responder as we watch him try in vain to make enough sandwiches as he is struck by projectiles. Audience members are … Continue reading Funkoars – Vamoose

Funkoars – Vamoose

Quick to reclaim the room from the force fed and the fake, The Funkoars are back with another pessimistic party anthem and third single Vamoose from their latest and most deadly album, The Quickening. “So get loose or get gone, Vamoose son of a bitch!” Drawing inspiration from a classic Notorious B.I.G. rhyme and produced by Golden Era Records resident recluse Trials (Hilltop Hoods, Drapht, Vents), Vamoose is a one-liner barrage being drunk driven home by Sesta and Hons, smashed into some black market organs, huge guitar stabs and a soul sample fondled to bits by stuntman/DJ Reflux. Catch The Funkoars … Continue reading Funkoars – Vamoose

The Funkoars “It’s All Good” Tumblr

To celebraate the release of The Funkoars single “It’s All Good (Is Very Good)” the guys have created a Tumblr account. The guys want you to submit your most “Classic” photos to funkoarstumblr@gmail.com. The most classic of the classic will win prizes! A certified party anthem It’s All Good (Is Very Good) has consistently been the stand out track performed on The Funkoars national album launch tour and gathered one of the biggest responses during their headline performance at Brisbane’s Sprung Festival.  The Funkoars new single is available now on iTunes.  The single package includes two exclusive remixes by Trials and Debate with a guest verse from Mortar. Produced by Funkoars group member Trials (Hilltop Hoods, Drapht, … Continue reading The Funkoars “It’s All Good” Tumblr

New Funkoars Clip & Single Out Now – It’s All Good {Is Very Good}

Fresh off the back of their #11 Aria Album Chart debut for their brand new album The Quickening, The Funkoars are proud to deliver their breakthrough single It’s All Good (Is Very Good). A certified party anthem It’s All Good (Is Very Good) has consistently been the stand out track performed on The Funkoars national album launch tour and gathered one of the biggest responses during their headline performance at Brisbane’s Sprung Festival. The Funkoars new single is available now on iTunes. The single package includes two exclusive remixes by Trials and Debate with a guest verse from Mortar. Produced by Funkoars group member … Continue reading New Funkoars Clip & Single Out Now – It’s All Good {Is Very Good}

Funkoars – The Quickening Interview

The Funkoars are back n’ badder than ever and are coming to a town near you with The Quickening Album Launch Tour, which will see them touring extensively throughout the country from September through November. We catch up with Trials as he recovers from a crazy Melbourne show late last week.  aahh: The Quickening is the 4th LP from The Funkoars, would you describe this as the most ‘Classic’ album to date from The Funkoars, in terms of sound and overall finished product? Trials: As far as OUR take on ‘classic’, yeah, I’d say this embodies everything that makes us … Continue reading Funkoars – The Quickening Interview

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

Tune into Richard Kingsmill’s ‘2011’ show from 6-9pm on Triple J this Sunday night to hear the premier of the Funkoars – Where I Am. 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. Featuring filthy guitars, stomping drums and a bastard of a bass line, Where I Am brings back what’s been missing from Australian Hip-Hop – The Evil. Telling tales of parties past, Where I Am leaves the listener riding shotgun with the Funkoars as they tear … Continue reading Funkoars – Where I Am

Wu-Tang Clan Australian tour

Emerging in the mid 90s, New York City’s Wu-Tang Clan proved to be one of the decade’s most intense, popular and revolutionary rap groups selling millions of albums worldwide. The nine-MC Clan is considered one of the most critically and commercially successful hip-hop groups of all time, and rose to fame with their uncompromising brand of music. Not only was the group extremely successful as a collective, many individuals within the Clan went on to become solo stars in their own right. Within the inner sanctum of the Wu, dwell the core members of the clan consisting of Method Man, … Continue reading Wu-Tang Clan Australian tour

Rappertag #33: Fubex

Rappertag started a few months ago when 360 ‘tagged’ in Urthboy. Since then we have seen the list of participating emcees grow and grow. To celebrate the first half of Rappertag (#1-28) and for no other reason then our man @sroc hooking us up – You can check out and download all the Rappertags (# 1-28) in HD 1080p or normal widescreen video – back to back! This is the 33rd instalment of Rappertag featuring Fubex That’s right all Rappertags #1-28 have been packaged beautifully in this video format. All you have to do is follow the download the link below (in your choice of HD or Widescreen) … Continue reading Rappertag #33: Fubex

Download Rappertag Compilation Part 1 (HD & Widescreen Video #1-28)

Rappertag started a few months ago when 360 ‘tagged’ in Urthboy. Since then we have seen the list of participating emcees grow and grow. To celebrate the first half of Rappertag (#1-28) and for no other reason then our man @sroc hooking us up – You can check out and download all the Rappertags (# 1-28) in HD 1080p or normal widescreen video – back to back! That’s right all Rappertags #1-28 have been packaged beautifully in this video format. All you have to do is follow the download the link below (in your choice of HD or Widescreen) and … Continue reading Download Rappertag Compilation Part 1 (HD & Widescreen Video #1-28)

Rappertag #28 – Motion

This is the 28th installment of rappertag featuring Motion. New LP Motion Picture coming soon. So far it’s been: 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents 25.) Maundz 26.) Delta 27.) Simplex 28.) Motion To Come: Dedlee Adelaide hip hop crew Adroit Effusive are set to release their long awaited debut album – The Album. ‘Australian Hip Hop group to watch out for’ J-Mag, 2009. The time has finally arrived for the quintessential dysfunctional hip hop family, Adroit Effusive. After toiling in the depths of underground hip hop, honing their skills, … Continue reading Rappertag #28 – Motion

Rappertag #27 – Simplex

This is the 27th installment of rappertag featuring Simplex So far it’s been: 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents 25.) Maundz 26.) Delta 27.) Simplex To Come: Motion Emcee Simplex will drop his long-awaited solo joint on Obese early next year titled Audiobiography. One of this country’s most talented (and under-rated) hip hop talents to grace this country. Simplex’s solo album is slated for a mid-year 2010 release. The album is pretty much a collection of tracks … Continue reading Rappertag #27 – Simplex

Rappertag #25 – Maundz

This is the 25th installment of rappertag featuring Maundz! So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents 25.) Maundz To Come: Delta A 3 Camera Breakdown of the Maundz Rappertag (25). Filmed & Edited on 3 cameras simultaneously at the Crate Cartel Leisure Suite by Full Clip (Heata & Discourse) … Continue reading Rappertag #25 – Maundz

Rappertag #24 – Vents

This is the 24th installment of rappertag featuring Vents Mother Fucking One! So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents To Come: Maundz   Continue reading Rappertag #24 – Vents

Rappertag #22 & #23 with Sesta & K21

This is the 22nd and 23rd installment of rappertag featuring Sesta and K21 feat. Qzyphus So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 To Come: Vents Continue reading Rappertag #22 & #23 with Sesta & K21

Rappertag #20 & 21 – Tuka and Drapht

This is the 20th and 21st installment of rappertag featuring Tuka and Drapht So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue To Come: Sesta – Funkoars Drapht’s Latest Single – Rapunzel Tuka’s – Will Rap For Tuka – Free Track & Release Info Continue reading Rappertag #20 & 21 – Tuka and Drapht

The Funkoars Update (Live Streaming Show!)

The Funkoars are excited to announce that on Friday 10th of September, the guys will be streaming their final Adelaide performance of 2010 LIVE! Tune in at 9PM CST on Friday 10th of September by simply clicking this link: FUNKOARS USTREAM WATCH PART 1 OF THE FUNKOARS TOUR DIARY Take a ride with Hons, Sesta, Trials & DJ Reflux as they make their way from Adelaide to Melbourne to Falls Creek and beyond in this 3 part mini-series of Funkoars debauchery! Parts 2 and 3 coming soon! THE FUNKOARS PERFORM LIVE @ HQ COMPLEX – TICKETS ON SALE NOW! FRIDAY … Continue reading The Funkoars Update (Live Streaming Show!)

V8 Supersounds – 600 Sounds featuring The Funkoars

There is a new music festival circuit, V8 Supersounds, part of V8 Supercars Australia. The first of these V8 Supersounds events is 600 Sounds part of the Armor All Gold Coast 600 (from Friday 22 – Sunday 24 October 2010). Sunday night will feature Australia’s hip hop heavyweights The Funkoars. Based in Adelaide, they have had record-breaking attendance all over the nation……Gold Coast get ready. Consisting of three emcees – Trials, Hons and Sesta – plus DJ Reflux, they have produced some of the best hip hop known to Australia. Also appearing is Australia’s Sneaky Sound System. Ministry of Sound’s … Continue reading V8 Supersounds – 600 Sounds featuring The Funkoars

allaussie hip hop Interviews Trials from The Funkoars

Emcee Trials, from The Funkoars’ spoke to allaussie hip hop recently as the group prepare to embark on a co-headlining tour with blues artist, Ash Grunwald. The tour kicks off in Melbourne this Friday night (5th Feb) and then heads up the coast to Sydney (12th Feb) and then on to Brisbane (13th Feb). We ask Trials about the move from Shogun to Golden Era, how The Funkoars teamed up with Ash Grunwald and find out what’s on the agenda for The Funkoars this year. AAHH: Shogun unfortunately had to shut their doors recently. The Funkoars needed a new home and you seemed to find one pretty quickly at Golden Era Records, how has this transition gone? TRIALS: The transition has been … Continue reading allaussie hip hop Interviews Trials from The Funkoars