Sky’High – Forever Sky’High (Out Now)

Some people just won’t get it. They’ll see the rough and miss the diamond. Others will hear the raw aggression and recognise the ideas, hooks and melodies are undeniable proof of one of the most exciting voices to emerge in local hip hop yet. Sky’High diversifies and illuminates the possibilities of what’s going on here, giving volume to an Australian voice the mainstream generally shut down.  The creative fearlessness of Sky’High’s debut not only hits the mark but crashes through it. Whether it’s the grime of Reign, or the hip hop of Don Dada or Forever Gone, she remorselessly smashes it outta the park. But it’s when Sky reveals her … Continue reading Sky’High – Forever Sky’High (Out Now)

Sky’High – Forever Sky’High

Some people just won’t get it. They’ll see the rough and miss the diamond. Others will hear the raw aggression and recognise the ideas, hooks and melodies are undeniable proof of one of the most exciting voices to emerge in local hip hop yet. Sky’High diversifies and illuminates the possibilities of what’s going on here, giving volume to an Australian voice the mainstream generally shut down.  The creative fearlessness of Sky’High’s debut not only hits the mark but crashes through it. Whether it’s the grime of Reign, or the hip hop of Don Dada or Forever Gone, she remorselessly smashes it outta … Continue reading Sky’High – Forever Sky’High

Elefant Traks and Select Music present ‘An Evening with Ozi Batla’

Ozi Batla, the hip hop troubadour, farewells his latest project with four intimate shows in March. A prolific recording and touring artist, his 2010 LP Wild Colonial landed nominations for an AIR Award and a SMAC (FBi Radio) Award; whilst Sydney Morning Herald listed him in their Best Hip Hop of 2010. On stage is where everything makes sense for Ozi Batla – years of prowling the groggy carpet between the turntables and the foldback have left him unshakably solid on the mic. This is the final chance to see him in solo mode in 2011. Fri 4 Mar – Cambridge … Continue reading Elefant Traks and Select Music present ‘An Evening with Ozi Batla’

Graffiti Watch

It seems everyone wants to stamp out graffiti these days and a new technology dubbed E-Nose could be the answer. The following article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, highlighting the fact that it’s going to become harder and harder for graffiti artists to bomb certain areas while making it easier and easier for the police to bust people in the act. With the help of chemical sensors mounted to any wall, a secret SMS can be sent to police as soon as paint touches the surface. Trails are still continuing around the nation with reports that one location has … Continue reading Graffiti Watch