Welcome to the first instalment of our new series ‘Battles In History’, where we feature and discuss classic Australian rap battles of days gone past. The first battle off the rank features MC Prime and a young Seth Sentry, which … Continue reading Battles In History: Seth Sentry vs Prime Revolver MC Battles Melbourne, 2006
Having released their debut single ‘Welcome Home‘ just last month, Melbourne duo Otis High have announced their debut EP ‘Freedom of Choice‘ ahead of their first national tour.
‘Freedom of Choice‘ transplants their live and energetic party sound into the studio, with a reminiscent boom bap styling similar to that of The Funkoars and Australian favourites Hilltop Hoods – whilst still maintaining a contemporary flair. Otis High are a 2 man hip hop group from Melbourne consisting of DJ Marshall and MC MHz. Formerly known as The D.Y.E, Otis High was formed when one member stepped aside for personal reasons, … Continue reading Otis High Freedom of Choice EP
Borrowing his alias from his favourite Mighty Morphin Power Rangers character, Ivan Ooze is part of the new breed of hip hop artists taking the local form of the genre to unexplored areas. With a fascination for intricate rhymes and a signature super-fast flow, Ivan Ooze (Ben Townsend) has in a short period of time experienced the support and attention that some artists take a lifetime to build, with a steadily growing legion of fans waiting with baited breath for each release. With a career so fresh, Ivan Ooze already has some impressive shows under his belt and it’s a list … Continue reading Ivan Ooze x Ghostface Killah ‘Bills’
Melbourne-based REMI and musical collaborator Sensible J, recently shared their new single “Substance Therapy”, off their forthcoming album ‘Divas and Demons’ out September on House Of Beige. After a national tour last month in celebration of first LP single “For Good” featuring Sampa the Great, and a six-date run on touring festival Groovin the Moo, … Continue reading Remi Substance Therapy
The 4th and final single from Seth Sentry’s ARIA Award Winning Album ‘Strange New Past’. Each song on Strange New Past gives its title a different slice of context; from the historical re-write of the moon landing on 1969, to … Continue reading Seth Sentry 1969 Campaign Trail
‘Blank’ is the newest sip of the Melbourne MC/songwriter’s first full-length album, Authentic Lemonade. Due Friday 2 October (via It’s Official Music/Warner), the 12-track effort includes last year’s ‘Numbers’ single and the big hit, ‘Swing’, featuring Mantra and Bliss N Eso’s … Continue reading Dylan Joel premieres new track ‘Blank’ on triple j
Hip hop duo Coda Conduct have released a brand-new, fly-as-funk single, and it’s everything you never knew you needed. Paint It Gold is the first release from the ladies since their debut EP, Butter Side Up, dropped in March. The … Continue reading Coda Conduct Launch New Single ‘Paint It Gold’
In the midst of his massive national tour, local hip-hop mastermind Seth Sentry treats fans once more with the launch of the new clip for “Hell Boy”, which premiered on Channel [V] last night. “Hell Boy” made its debut spin … Continue reading Seth Sentry Power Gloves up for New “Hell Boy” Video
Following the release his debut single ‘weGOTthis’, Melbourne indie rapper JUÑOR drops a massive follow up music video highlighting a massive year on the road! WeGOTthis, the shuffle infused love song/come-up story of young free minded Melbourne emcee JUÑOR, now … Continue reading JUÑOR weGOTthis Official Video
DAMN… This kids dope Adored native hip hop hero Seth Sentry has announced his return to your speakers and headphones with news of a brand new album Strange New Past. Set for release on Friday, June 5 through High Score Records and distributed byInertia, Strange New Past brings forth a Seth Sentry previously unheard. Stowing away his hoverboard, Seth now has more room to explore issues of his own identity, introspectively travelling through his own roller coaster imagination to compile an anthology of stories that document his life, with his trademark observations, story-telling and humour nods to which we’ve already … Continue reading Seth Sentry Hell Boy Official Lyric Video
Announces Strange New Past Album Details Following its maiden spin on triple J’s 2015 with Richard Kingsmill, Seth Sentry’s brand new single Hell Boy is officially in the ear holes of the people. Hell Boy will be joining its brothers and sisters on Seth’s eagerly awaited sophomore record Strange New Past, out Friday, June 5 on High Score Records via Inertia. Hell Boy is the second warning shot fired from the impending record, and following on in a similar suit to Run, explores the trials and tribulations of a younger Seth Sentry, one whose decision making faculties may not have … Continue reading Seth Sentry Premieres New Single Hell Boy
Adored native hip hop hero Seth Sentry has announced his return to your speakers and headphones with news of a brand new album Strange New Past. Not content with that, Seth will be revealing the second official cut from the record Hell Boy this Sunday, May 3 with Richard Kingsmill on triple j’s 2015. Hear it from the man himself at SethSentry.com Set for release on Friday, June 5 through High Score Records and distributed by Inertia, Strange New Past brings forth a Seth Sentry previously unheard. Stowing away his hoverboard, Seth now has more room to explore issues of … Continue reading Seth Sentry Announces New Album ‘Strange New Past’ New Single ‘Hell Boy’ Drops Sunday
With a stream of viral Friday freestyle videos catapulting him into the spotlight, Melbourne indie rapper Ivan Ooze cemented the hype in 2015 with singles ‘Trippin’ and ‘Jimi Hendrix’. Now, he’s ready to drop his latest mixtape ‘The Social Alien’, and is heading out on a headline tour to celebrate. “‘The Social Alien’ mixtape is a reflection of the good, the bad and the ugly from my life on this planet so far and how I feel about it all. Some will love it, others won’t, but fuck it, we’re all human…or so we think.” Collaborations with producers WZRDKID and … Continue reading Ivan Ooze Social Alien
Come Together 2015 tickets are now on sale and it’s looking like a sell-out! Get your early bird-price tickets while the gettin’ is good! Limited two-day passes are also available! Each ticket includes an unlimited rides pass so everyone can enjoy the attractions of Luna Park by the harbour before hitting the Big Top for this amazing feast of music. It all goes down on the long weekend, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of June! Official || Facebook Continue reading Come Together 2015 Early Bird Tickets!
Come Together comes smashing back in 2015 bringing the best of hip hop and indie over two days! Set by the Harbour in Luna Park with unlimited rides passes for all and some of the biggest and freshest local names in the bizz; Come Together is an all-aussie, music-lovers playground! Seth Sentry is our champion hip-hop headliner for Saturday, bringing his incredible must see live show to the big stage along with the acclaimed Thundamentals, chart-topping power-house Horrorshow and recent Rolling Stones Awards ‘Best Indie Release’ prodigy Remi in tow; new boys Coin Banks and Ivan Ooze will also dominate … Continue reading Come Together Returns For 2015!
To coincide with his place on the Seth Sentry national tour which begins Feb.20, Citizen Kay has had “Chosen” from his recent mini-album Demokracy remixed by touted wonderkid U V b o i فوق بنفسجي Featuring the voice of SAFIA, Benjamin Joseph, “Chosen” has been reworked with heavy beats and a backdrop of ethereal vocals to create a surreal feel under Citizen Kay’s direct delivery.’ After the release of Demokracy and a national tour with Ice Cube, Citizen Kay wrapped up a busy year in December. With his single “Freedoom” getting airplay across tripleJ during the festive season and into the … Continue reading Citizen Kay ‘Chosen’ feat. Benjamin Joseph (UV boi فوق بنفسجي Remix)
Seth Sentry has announced the supports for his upcoming February – March national headline tour, to promote his new single, Run. Canberra’s, Citizen Kay and Perth’s Coin Banks will join as main support on the tour. Since the premiere of Run on triple j’s Breakfast with Matt & Alex, Seth has received a positive response from the music industry and fans alike, having seen over 24,000 plays on Soundcloud and over 11,000 on YouTube! The track reached #20 on the overall iTunes Single Charts since its release on Friday 12th December, and peaked at #3 on the iTunes Hip Hop … Continue reading Seth Sentry Supports For National Run Tour 2015!
When Seth Sentry’s first album, This Was Tomorrow, debuted at #6 on the ARIA charts, Seth was a bright young hopeful… a talented up-and-comer. Now, only a few years down the track, Seth is regarded as one of Australia’s premier … Continue reading Listen to the new Seth Sentry single ‘Run’, + new tour dates
The nominees for the ninth annual Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards have just been announced This year’s nominees include some of the country’s brightest emerging artists, alongside established and respected performers, acknowledging yet another extraordinary year for Independent music. Awards to be presented during the evening include Best Independent Album, Best Independent Artist, Best Independent Hip Hop Album, the Carlton Dry Global Music Grant, and Best Independent Hard Rock, Heavy or Punk Album among others. The nominations for Best Independent Artist have each received multiple nods, with Violent Soho leading the pack across four categories, including Best Independent Album, … Continue reading Nominees for the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards
Following the release of the debut mixtape Live.Write, Melbourne based collective R.E.A.L Music is teaming up with independent fashion label Alien Universe to throw a massive Warehouse Launch Party in late July. Presenting a powerful line-up crossing the divide between Hip-Hop and EDM, the party will feature special guests including household names Natureboy x GMC – fresh from their successful Compression Session series, and triple j Unearthed favourite Renz playing his debut Melbourne show merely a week before co-headlining with Alison Wonderland. Trap/Glitch producer Rea7ism and former Poison Apple resident Marching Todd will kick off proceedings. Off the back of a … Continue reading R.E.A.L Music x Alien Universe Warehouse Launch Party
After the success of their powerful single What They Say featuring guest verses from hip-hop heavyweights and touring buddies Bliss N Eso, Sydney hip-hop duo Mind Over Matter have just dropped the brand new LP This Way To Elsewhere today. Pre production on This Way To Elsewhere took place over a two week period with help from producer Matik who has worked with local hip hop legends Seth Sentry, Pez and Bliss N Eso. The remainder of the record was recorded at (one half of Mind Over Matter) MC Smiles Again’s Sydney Studio ‘The Swordfish Tank’. Mixed by Carig Bauer (Lupe Fiasco, Kanye … Continue reading Mind Over Matter This Way To Elsewhere
Fresh from supporting Bliss N Eso on their Circus Under The Stars Tour alongside Seth Sentry & Horrowshow, REAL Music drops the first track from their upcoming collective mixtape Live.Write, due for online release May 29. Full Mixtape available May 29 from – REALmusicfamily.bandcamp.com Facebook || Bandcamp || YouTube Continue reading Exclusive: Juñor – ‘Skinny Jean Dreams’ from REAL Music Presents – Live.Write
Bliss N Eso have kicked off their biggest ever tour in style with a huge opening show at Bathurst Showground and a thumping crowd of over 4,000 in Newcastle on Saturday night. The Circus Under the Stars tour sees the trio ship tonnes of state-of-the-art staging equipment across the country over a two month period, setting up outdoor stages in massive parks in sixteen cities. They are joined by two of the country’s biggest up-and-coming hip-hop artists; Melbourne’s Seth Sentry and Sydney’s Horrorshow, as well as cult American singer-songwriter Ceekay Jones who features on the trio’s hit single My Life. … Continue reading Bliss N Eso Circus In The Sky Goes Platinum
After a month long competition, culminating in a nationwide online public vote; young rapper Chris “Codix” Dixon has been selected to support ARIA Winners Bliss N Eso on the Bendigo leg of their National Tour. Thanks to a massive online … Continue reading Codix; Regional Rapper Set to Shine on Big Stage
Sunshine Coast rapper MC Wheels is stoked to have received the most votes to win the support slot with his heroes Bliss n Eso at their Brisbane Riverstage gig on Thursday 24th April , as part of the Circus Under The Stars tour which also features Seth Sentry & Horrorshow (Tickets via Moshtix). This is no April Fool’s joke – this really is a dream come true for 20 year old Nathan Tessman aka MC Wheels, who has had an incredible ride seeing the release of his debut album My Introduction mid 2013 after a successful crowdfunding campaign with PledgeMusic, … Continue reading MC Wheels wins Bliss N Eso Support Brisbane
It’s been one hell of a ride for Australia’s charismatic rapper Seth Sentry. Releasing his #6 ARIA debut album, This Was Tomorrow completely independently and through his own label High Score Records in September 2012; the following 18 months produced nothing but impressive milestones and achievements for Seth. From sold out Australian tours, to AIR Award wins, ARIA nominations and not to mention becoming the first Australian rapper to perform on US late night TV when he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Seth has barely had time to stop and take it all in. Last night before hitting the stage at … Continue reading Seth Sentry This Was Tomorrow goes Gold!
Horrorshow drop their most infectious single to date, the hilarious Nice Guys Finish Last feat. One Day affiliate Joyride. Brought to animated life under the careful direction of Aaron McDonald and the award-winning team at Oh Yeah Wow. Horrorshow have had an incredible run since the release of their King Amongst Many record (debuted at #2 on ARIA Chart). It has since been nominated for an ARIA Award, J Award, Australian Music Prize and FBi SMAC Award. Their most recent single Dead Star Shine was voted into the Hottest 100 and their sold-out album tour culminated in a summer festival run playing … Continue reading Horrorshow Nice Guys Finish Last EP
Bliss N Eso are continuing their massive start to 2014 with the announcement that their current single My Life (feat. Ceekay Jones) has now reached Gold sales status in Australia, just weeks after being added to radio. My Life is currently at … Continue reading Bliss N Eso – My Life Goes Gold! Circus Under The Stars Tour On Sale Now
If Australia’s recent bloom of young prodigies might be enough to make you question what the hell have you done lately, then this is one that will probably hurtle you into a quarter-life crisis. 19-year-old producer Young Franco is Brisbane’s newest wunderkind who’s offering up his debut EP Futurefunk for free as well as performing at a slew of national shows. ‘Futurefunk’ is making waves around the Australian dance music scene, earning approving nods from Motez, Indian Summer, Alison Wonderland, Peking Duk and Allday alike. The 4-track EP is a medley of awesomeness; described as funky beats meets old disco … Continue reading Young Franco drops free Futurefunk EP + National Tour
For our second ever Community Series episode, which aims to highlight those who are heavily involved in the local hip hop scene. We catch up with the photography extraordinaire Michelle Grace Hunder. Michelle is a Melbourne based photographer who has … Continue reading aahh Radio – Community Series Episode 2: Michelle Grace Hunder – Rise Campaign