It’s All Black & White For Briggs

Let It Be Known… Golden Era Records Emcee and Shepparton local, Briggs has just posted a picture of a blank 7” vinyl on his social accounts, with the words “Test Press For What?”. What could it mean, what gem will be pressed onto this little blank slate? Well the crew over on the closed Facebook group …Oz Hip Hop Vinyl Heads… put their… heads together to see what they could come up with. Here are some of the guesses we thought were worth a laugh. Atreyu Edgar Hold on. That’s Briggsy’s hand. Which makes it a 12″ Tobi Wrigley 0 … Continue reading It’s All Black & White For Briggs

Briggs Sheplife Tour feat. Hau

Briggs will be hitting the road this October / November for a national run of dates in support of his brand new album Sheplife. The album is the culmination of generations of observations, experiences and stories. The aggression is there but it’s tempered with a thoughtfulness that is always the separator between the good and great artists. As he said himself: “If ‘The Blacklist’ was the punch in the face, ‘Sheplife’ is why I punched you in the face.” With appearances from Ill Bill, Joyride, Hau Sietta and Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu “Sheplife” is the album by which Briggs will be … Continue reading Briggs Sheplife Tour feat. Hau

Joelistics Announces Blue Volume Tour

One of Australia’s most charismatic showmen hits the road to mark the release of his most compelling and personal record to date, Blue Volume. Rolling Stone have called Joelistics’ album “a celebration and mourning of the current state of the world, voiced by a smart, incisive writer.” The Sydney Morning Herald have hailed him as “an exceptional storyteller” for delivering “a personal, lyrically intelligent album with an intense emotional rawness and vulnerability”. We just think he’s dope.  There’s always an uplifting feature to be found in the honest and rebellious music Joelistics creates. The song and video for recent single … Continue reading Joelistics Announces Blue Volume Tour

Briggs Sheplife Official Video

You know the Briggs story, indigenous kid from regional Australia. Well, he is just about to drop his sophomore album Sheplife this Friday the 22nd of August. Sheplife is the culmination of generations of observations, experiences and stories. The aggression is there but it’s tempered with a thoughtfulness that is always the separator between the good and great artists. As he said himself: “If The Blacklist was the punch in the face, Sheplife is why I punched you in the face.” With appearances from Ill Bill, Joyride, Sietta and Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Sheplife is the album by which Briggs will compared to … Continue reading Briggs Sheplife Official Video

Briggs Sheplife

You know the Briggs story, indigenous kid from regional Australia (Victoria). if not, let me refresh your memory, from the moment Briggs dropped his self-released debut EP, the brilliant and ground breaking Homemade Bombs (2009), it was obvious to everyone that this marked the arrival of a powerful and unique voice on the scene. His indigenous roots and his rural upbringing in the small country town of Shepparton (Victoria) gave him a perspective like no one else. Powered by a rapid-fire, melodic, direct approach, Briggs was as funny as he was deep. It was this rare combination of characteristics that lead … Continue reading Briggs Sheplife

Listen: Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu & Briggs The Hunt

The brand new album from Golden Era artist Briggs, is just around the corner. ShepLife is available Friday August 22 and features collaborations with Ill Bill, Hau, Joyride and Sietta. The first single form the album features Australia’s National Treasure Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, revered for his rich voice and gentle songwriting. The track titled The Hunt is also produced Funkoar MC Trials. Clearly a dangerous combination for any track!! Briggs – The Hunt feat. Gurrumul is out Friday July 11 on iTunes. Listen to it below. Pre-order Sheplife here now.   Official  ||  Facebook  ||  Twitter Continue reading Listen: Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu & Briggs The Hunt

Hailey Cramer Liquid Confidence

Australian soul singer, Hailey Cramer’s new single, Liquid Confidence, is now available for purchase via iTunes! Becoming one of the most noteworthy artists in Melbourne’s growing electronic-infused soul scene, Hailey will be launching the catchy nu-soul track at the Northcote Social Club in Melbourne, with special guests Colour Bomb next Thursday 5th June. From humble beginnings to featuring on Pez’s 2008 triple j hit, The Festival Song, Hailey cut her teeth on the local touring circuit playing clubs and national festivals alongside hip-hop artist Pez, before being welcomed into the fold of illustrious roots music giants, Blue King Brown, whom … Continue reading Hailey Cramer Liquid Confidence