Bitter Belief’s lead single ‘Mr Big Man’ taken from sophomore album The Gallery

If the name Bitter Belief sounds familiar to you, maybe it’s because you know him from the live circuit as Drapht’s hype-man, or as part of WA’s famous Syllabolix crew alongside the late and great emcee Hunter. Bitter has been an integral part of Perth’s hip hop scene for close to a decade. Having released over ten mix-tapes and one LP already, BB has honed his craft. Lead single Mr Big Man is a sobering look at the obnoxious behaviour typical of young males after drinking a few too many. Produced by long-time friend and collaborator Rob Shaker, the beat is … Continue reading Bitter Belief’s lead single ‘Mr Big Man’ taken from sophomore album The Gallery

Hunter: For The Record – The life and rhymes of an Australian Hip Hop pioneer

Robert Hunter died a pioneer of a musical genre, young father, digital communicator, ex drug and alcohol abuser and ultimately a terminal cancer patient. At 35 his time on this earth was in danger of being cruelly cut short. With a digital camera in hand, for Hunter cancer would become the lens through which life suddenly came sharply into focus. A year after his passing Periscope Pictures release Hunter: For The Record, a documentary journey that takes us deep into the psyche of an Australian sub-culture, and into the mind of one its greatest pioneers. The ‘largest ever crowd-funded project … Continue reading Hunter: For The Record – The life and rhymes of an Australian Hip Hop pioneer

Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

It’s the return of the chosen ones. Perth’s undisputed Overlords of hardcore; Clandestien, from the mighty Syllabolix Crew, are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic and Mortar have ventured out from the Citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back. And this time they’ve bought the whole armoury. Unlike the groups previous releases such as Dynasty 2004 and Chasms of the Citadel 2007, where production was handled predominately by Mortar, here the sonic weaponry has been deployed by a variety of arms dealers. Suffa of the Hilltop Hoods provides a guitar heavy … Continue reading Clandestien – ‘Weapons Grade’ Out Now

Clandestien – Weapons Grade

It’s the return of the chosen ones, Perth’s undisputed overlords of hardcore, Clandestien from the mighty Syllabolix Crew are back in effect. The trio of Tomahawk, Graphic, and Mortar have ventured out from the citadel to once again unleash their trademark darkness upon those who would claim king. They’re back, and this time they’ve bought the whole armory. An armory full of weaponry in the form of hip hop at its most razor-sharp. Weapons Grade, the groups forth release, sees the cohort combine their venomous lyrical prowess teamed with a gang of the countries standout bomb manufacturers to conjure up … Continue reading Clandestien – Weapons Grade