Thundamentals Got Love feat. Solo Official Video

We’d like to send a massive congratulations to the Thundamentals crew! They’ve been nominated for an ARIA Award! Their recent LP, So We Can Remember is up for Best Urban Album at this year’s awards. Winners will be announced on November 26th. For the full list of nominees click here. The new clip features one half of the Horrorshow duo, MC Solo. The boys are currently on the road with the Hilltop Hoods check the dates here to see if they’re heading your way! Facebook  ||  Purchase Vinyl Continue reading Thundamentals Got Love feat. Solo Official Video

aahh Radio – One Day ‘Mainline’

Mainline is the highly-anticipated debut album from One Day, the Sydney based hip hop super posse comprising of Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate, Joyride & Jackie Onassis. Founded in 2006, the crew is built on personal history: its members having been friends since high school, and have been touring together and running their monthly Sunday block party One Day Sundays for a long time. Now for the first time they are releasing an official collaborative album. Production comes exclusively from the One Day crew with Adit (Horrorshow) and Raph (Jackie Onassis) flexing their track making muscle across the record. Joyride showcases his impressively versatility across … Continue reading aahh Radio – One Day ‘Mainline’

Cooking With Horrorshow (Adit) Momo Recipe (Nepali Dumpling)

This article was originally posted on December 16, 2009. We thought it was time to bring it out of the archives for those who missed it the first time. It’s time to drop the second edition of our monthly cook up. This time … Continue reading Cooking With Horrorshow (Adit) Momo Recipe (Nepali Dumpling)

Horrorshow – King Amongst Many Tour

It’s been a four year wait but Horrorshow are back with new album King Amongst Many, set for release August 2nd. The Sydney inner-west duo will also embark on an extensive tour across the country kicking off in mid-September. Their new single Unfair Lottery has already been praised by fans and critics alike. They launched Unfair Lottery to a raucous reception at both their Sydney and Melbourne shows which sold out in under a week. Passionate underage fans clamoured to the venues windows to catch the over 18s show. It was clearly apparent how thrilled people were to see this duo back … Continue reading Horrorshow – King Amongst Many Tour

Horrorshow – King Amongst Many

After a four year wait, Horrorshow’s third album King Amongst Many is finished and set for release August 2nd. If their first two albums established Horrorshow as one of our finest young acts, King Amongst Many may be the album that defines them as one of our finest acts. One of local hip hop’s most loved bands is back with one hell of an album. Armed with an immediacy thanks to the production, melodies and flows – from the inter-generational and biographical Down The Line to the starkly honest lost love of Waste Your Time – King Amongst Many is … Continue reading Horrorshow – King Amongst Many

Horrorshow – ‘Unfair Lottery’ Video

Horrorshow’s new single Unfair Lottery has swept waves of joy across eager fans, ever hungry for new material from the highly talented Horrorshow duo. The accompanying video premiered on Channel [V]’s WTF program recently. It was crafted by boutique production house Unity Sound & Visual whose credits include videos for the likes of Hilltop Hoods and Funkoars. Horrorshow’s Unfair Lottery launches in Sydney and Melbourne sold out in under a week, before a single poster hit the street, a testament to the bubbling excitement for Horrorshow’s return to the live scene. The Sydney inner-west duo will release their highly anticipated third album … Continue reading Horrorshow – ‘Unfair Lottery’ Video

Sydney’s Only Hip Hop Social – One Day Sundays – Presented by the One Day Crew

Sydney hip hop collective the One Day Crew and The Vic Hotel proudly present the June edition of One Day Sundays, Sydney’s new monthly hip hop party held on the last Sunday of each month. Since launching in February, One Day Sundays has quickly become one of Sydney’s most buzzed about monthly parties. The One Day Crew curates the monthly events, a hip hop collective comprised of Sydney acts Horrorshow, Spit Syndicate, Jackie Onassis and Joyride. Between them, members of the One Day Crew have released several albums, toured extensively through Australia and Europe, played major festivals, enjoyed high rotation … Continue reading Sydney’s Only Hip Hop Social – One Day Sundays – Presented by the One Day Crew

Horrorshow – Unfair Lottery

You could forgive Horrorshow the temptation to return as if in triumph with their new single Unfair Lottery. Their consistent outshining of expectations to date suggests something special in the chemistry between lyricist Solo and producer Adit.  Where others may be swept up in delusions of grandeur, Horrorshow dig deeper into our collective psyche, looking for pre-polished signs of life. Unfair Lottery finds them with a renewed sense of purpose, crafting a thoughtful song tackling the idea of privilege—a theme often overlooked in local hip hop culture. This is not a song of guilt, it’s a refreshingly honest play on being “male, middle class … Continue reading Horrorshow – Unfair Lottery

Spit Syndicate Interview: Sunday, One Day.

Sydney hip hop duo Spit Syndicate return in 2013 with third album Sunday Gentlemen. After the success of previous releases Towards The Light and Exile, a hungry fan base have been waiting anxiously for the next instalment from Spit Syndicate. We catch up with emcee Jimmy Nice of the Double S, on the eve of the Sunday Gentleman release, here’s what he had to say. aahh: What’s the first thing you guys plan to do on release day? Jimmy Nice: I’m actually working on release day. Release night will be a different story. I may hold off on full celebrations untill … Continue reading Spit Syndicate Interview: Sunday, One Day.

Urthboy – Smokey’s Haunt (Out Now)

Urthboy is at his peak, weaving tales of the city with his past and present; celebrating life with a collection of songs balanced by the tension of light and darkness. From the vibrancy of ‘Knee Length Socks’ to the emotional weight of ‘Hey Dianne’, Smokey’s Haunt gets under your skin; it should be experienced whole, with songs segued by the shadows and atmosphere they were created in. This is more than a rap record. Hermitude and Countbounce co-produced the entire album together—the first time they’ve joined forces. The chemistry was electric; studio sessions were intense, sparked by limited time together … Continue reading Urthboy – Smokey’s Haunt (Out Now)

Tuka – Time & Space

Time & Space is taken from Tuka’s sophomore album Feedback Loop out Oct 26th through Big Village Records. Feedback Loop features guest vocalists: Jeswon, Jane Tyrrell, Ellesquire, Tenth Dan, Solo & Maples. Feedback Loop will feature production by: Sleepers Awake, DJ Morgs, Roleo, Grub & Suburban Dark. Time & Space, produced by Roleo. Recorded at Two Toes Studios by Caustic. Additional vocals by Maples, recorded at Studios 301 by Simon Cohen. Stay tuned for the premier of Tuka’s next single featuring Elefant Traks beauty Jayne Tyrrell titled Die A Happy Man. Tumblr  ||  Facebook  ||   NFE Continue reading Tuka – Time & Space

Urthboy – Smokey’s Haunt

Co-produced by Hermitude and Countbounce, Smokey’s Haunt is an incredibly produced album of storytelling, flow and melody. Urthboy is at his peak, weaving tales of the city with his past and present; celebrating life with a collection of songs balanced by the tension of light and darkness. The album should be experienced whole: Smokey’s Haunt is a meeting place of moods that are complete when connected together. The album comes with a 28 page booklet and triple panel digipack. It’s the follow-up album to Spitshine and The Signal, both finalists in the Australian Music Prize. Spitshine won the Australian Independent Award … Continue reading Urthboy – Smokey’s Haunt

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die Tour

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer. Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix and Brad Strut. Chasm approaches beats like a … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die Tour

Hilltop Hoods – The Good Life In The Sun

To celebrate the launch of the Hilltop Hoods Speaking in Tongues National Australian Tour the Hilltop Hoods are giving away The Good Life In The Sun – the official Drinking From The Sun Remix EP. With all tracks remixed by Suffa, the EP features Black Thought, Lotek, Chali 2na, Classified, Solo, Briggs, Plutonic Lab & One Above. The Good Life In The Sun Remix EP is available from the Hilltop Hoods website as a free download and can be picked up as a hard copy at the Speaking In Tongues National Australian Tour only. After being hailed as one of the major draw cards for The … Continue reading Hilltop Hoods – The Good Life In The Sun

Chasm – Smokey

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer. Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix … Continue reading Chasm – Smokey

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

This Is How We Never Die is the refreshingly on-point third instalment from prestigious Sydney producer Chasm. True to the quality displayed throughout debut album Beyond the Beat Tape (2008), and Move (with Vida Sunshyne, 2010) Chasm proves himself once more as a consummate composer.  Joined by local and international artists; This Is How We Never Die features USA underground vocal heavyweights AG (Showbiz & AG), Guilty Simpson (Stones Throw), Vast Aire (Def Jux), and Fashawn (One), New Zealand’s Dave Dallas, and Blak Twang (UK). Not to mention an assortment of Australia’s top lyricists including Solo, Lazy Grey, Mdusu, Delta, Dialectrix … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

Chasm’s highly anticpated LP release This Is How We Never Die is due  April 27th through Obese Records and features big names such as AG (DITC), Delta, Lazy Grey, Hau, Brad Strut, Guilty Simpson, Fashawn, Solo, Blak Twang, David Dallas and many more.  Chasm is one of the leading hip hop producers in Australia, signed to Obese Records for his solo work and to Elefant Traks for his work with his crew Astronomy Class featuring Ozi Batla and Sir Robbo. Having released 2 crew albums, Exit Strategy (2006) and Pursuit Of Happiness (2009) and 2 solo joints in the last … Continue reading Chasm – This Is How We Never Die

Solo – Rapper Tag #37 (Horrorshow)

Rapper tag #37 live from Brooklyn, NYC – The Rapper Tag Jagganaut marches on with MC Solo from Horrorshow, chilling it back a minute in Brooklyn NYC.  Horrorshow recently performed at the One Day at The Basement show earlier this year. The gig featured all acoustic sets from Joyride, Spit Syndicate and Horrorshow and was based around the guys reimagining their songs using the talents of their musician friends from other inner west bands like Made In Japan and Milan. If peeps are interested in tracking down some more recordings from the night, acoustic versions of two songs – Waiting For The 5:04 and a cover of American Girl – are available on the bandtag … Continue reading Solo – Rapper Tag #37 (Horrorshow)

Horrorshow – Public Consumption (Free Download) + New Merch

This is a brand new track called Public Consumption from Elefant Traks crew Horrorshow. This little gem was cooked up recently and has now cracked over 1000 downloads in less then 24 hours. Attending Fort Street High School, whose musical output includes Josh Pyke, Unkle Ho (The Herd) and Joelistics among others, both Solo and Adit were heavily involved in bands, ranging from jazz through to rock. Along with fellow school mates and current One Dayers, Spit Syndicate, they embraced hip hop as the genre made big strides in Australia. Horrorshow have officially solidified their position in the ranks of … Continue reading Horrorshow – Public Consumption (Free Download) + New Merch

M-Phazes – Good Gracious National Tour

Presented by: ITSOFFICIAL.COM.AU After spending two long years crafting his masterpiece, M-Phazes released his debut album Good Gracious to critical acclaim, debuting at #20 on the Aria charts and #1 on the independent AIR charts. M-Phazes has proven himself a production force to be reckoned with having produced tracks on almost every major Australian release in the last few years (Bliss N Eso, Phrase, Drapht etc) and landing placements with a who’s who of the US music industry (Pharoahe Monch, Amerie, M.O.P. etc). Now Australia’s number #1 Hip-Hop export is set to embark upon his first ever, national tour and … Continue reading M-Phazes – Good Gracious National Tour

Spit Syndicate – Exile (Interview)

Nick Lupi from the Spit Syndicate catches up with allaussie hip hop to talk about their new release Exile, touring, competing with hip hop legend Ozi Batla plus more: aahh: Exile has just dropped lads, congrats on the release. Brilliant is something that comes to mind. Tell us a little about the album? Nick Lupi: Big ups Jim, thank you – glad you like it. I much prefer to let the music speak for itself rather than try to describe it with words, but in terms of the album, it’s the culmination of a lot of late nights and long … Continue reading Spit Syndicate – Exile (Interview)

Cover Of The Moment – Spit Syndicate – Starry Eyed single

Spit Syndicate are set to take Australia by storm next week when they drop their sophomore LP titled Exile. We have already had a quick sneak peek at the album and let us tell you, get excited. Not to give too much away, we’ve decided to award the ‘Cover Of The Moment’ to Spit Syndicates – Starry Eyed single cover (just wait till you see the LP). You may or may not have seen this one, but it features two tracks both produced by fellow One Dayer, Adit(Horroshow). The guys over at April77 Design never seem to fail to impress. … Continue reading Cover Of The Moment – Spit Syndicate – Starry Eyed single

Spit Syndicate – Exile May 14th (Starry-Eyed Download)

Leaving behind the hype and buzz of their ARIA-nominated debut, the long awaited second album from Sydney’s Spit Syndicate is the continuation of the duo’s growth as tastemakers in Australian hip-hop. After a hiatus dotted by real life, touring and overseas travel, Spit Syndicate return with Exile; a rich, progressive sophomore album replete with groove, substance, and the pair’s trademark sleek aesthetic. Inspired by the clarity of mind borne out of travel, the feeling of suffocation by one’s everyday surroundings and the displacement sometimes required to get right, Exile invites you to a world away from the mundane and uninspired. … Continue reading Spit Syndicate – Exile May 14th (Starry-Eyed Download)

Horrorshow Inside Story Tour – Melbourne Show Review

Joey Smiles hits the Horrorshow – Inside Story Tour in Melbourne here’s what he had to say: Horrorshow and Spit Syndicate took to the stage in Melbourne on Friday night for some unforgettable live hip hop. The sold out show nearly tore the roof off The Evelyn Hotel and was testament to the growing fanbase these groups have been receiving across the country. Doors opened about 9:30pm and Melbourne local Tys opened up with some tight, original raps over some well-known instrumental tracks including Roots Manuva’s Witness The Fitness and DJ Shadow’s chilled masterpiece Midnight In A Perfect World. Spit … Continue reading Horrorshow Inside Story Tour – Melbourne Show Review

Brooklyn Bridge – Bekay feat. Masta Ace (Prod. by M-Phazes)

Australian producer M-Phazes is set to drop an absolute banger in the form of his production album Good Gracious. It will feature some of Australia’s top emcees including Drapht, Bliss N Eso, Phrase, Illy, Pegz, Muph n Plutonic, Delta, Solo, Spit Syndicate, Dialectrix, Mantra, Nfa, Nine High, Forthwrite (360 n Pez), 13th Son and Haunts. Good Gracious will be out on February 26 through Obese Records (check the previous post we did regarding this release here). If your not already excited, then here’s something to wet your appetite. M-Phazes recently produced a track for US emcee Bekay feat. Masta Ace. … Continue reading Brooklyn Bridge – Bekay feat. Masta Ace (Prod. by M-Phazes)

mdusu – new album + free mixtape

Hailing from Hobart – Australia’s southern-most capital city, mdusu (pronounced muh-DOO-soo) is one of Tasmania’s premier hip hop artists. Since his first live performance as an emcee in 2003, the MC/producer has built himself a reputation Australia-wide for quality recordings and raucous live shows, a feat which is all the more remarkable considering the isolation of his home town. In just a few short years, he has performed alongside acts such as De La Soul, Jurassic 5, Jungle Brothers, Z-Trip, Swollen Members, The Herd, Drapht, Funkoars, Muph & Plutonic etc. and can even lay claim to having shared a stage … Continue reading mdusu – new album + free mixtape

Bigger Than Hip Hop Radio Show Interview

We recently spoke to Pete and Paul over at the Bigger Than Hip Hop Show on Melbourne’s SYN 90.7FM. If you haven’t heard of this show, don’t sleep for much longer. It airs live Wednesday nights, 9 – 10pm, across the city as well as the Mornington Peninsula & Geelong. These guys have only recently started the show and already have delivered some huge nights of hip hop, live to your radio. Recent shows included some top interviews, including the likes of Solo from Horrorshow, Jes Won from Thundamentals, plus a host of DJ specials, and a shit load of … Continue reading Bigger Than Hip Hop Radio Show Interview