Mick Jenkins Announces debut Australian shows

Part of the changing face of hip-hop, MC and poet MICK JENKINS announces his first headline shows in Australia this summer. Already part of St Jerome’s Laneway Festival, the Alabama-born, Chicago-raised rapper will play Melbourne’s The Toff on Friday, January 27 before heading to Sydney’s The Basement on Thursday, February 2. Tickets for both shows will go on sale at midday this Friday, October 28. My Live Nation members can be among the first to secure tickets during the exclusive pre-sale beginning this Thursday, October 27 at 10am. For complete tour and ticketing details, visit: livenation.com.au A 25-year-old on a … Continue reading Mick Jenkins Announces debut Australian shows

Win A Double Pass To Catch Home Brew @ The Basement – Sydney Nov 9

Fresh from touring across Australia with Horrorshow, New Zealand’s Home Brewwill perform their own headline show in Sydney, at The Basement. Despite what people might tell you about Home Brew being burdens on society, or advocates for drug dependency, you’ve got to respect the integrity of … Continue reading Win A Double Pass To Catch Home Brew @ The Basement – Sydney Nov 9

Home Brew @ The Basement

Fresh from touring across Australia with Horrorshow, New Zealand’s Home Brew will perform their own headline show in Sydney, at The Basement. Despite what people might tell you about Home Brew being burdens on society, or advocates for drug dependency, you’ve got to respect the integrity of their independence and the diligence of their work ethic. Home Brew launched their self-titled double album (the first Hip Hop album to debut at #1 in NZ since 2003) by throwing a 48-hour party in an old brothel, had their controversial Auckland pop-up store closed down early, and toured the carnage around NZ and … Continue reading Home Brew @ The Basement

“Artist Management: What It Means Today”

MusicNSW, in partnership with the Association Of Artist Managers (AAM), is proud to present our latest free workshop: “Artist Management: What It Means Today”, held at 6.30pm on Tuesday 7 May at The Basement. For professional musicians, a skillful artist manager is a must. A good manager will nurture clients’ talent, negotiate business deals, and build from the ground up to create viable, long-term careers. With several of our top acts between them, four of Australia’s leading managers will come together to share expertise, discuss current industry trends, and look at what it means to be a manager in 2013 – … Continue reading “Artist Management: What It Means Today”

D’Opus and Roshambo – Past Time (2010)

D’Opus & Roshambo are set to unleash some new material, and are spearheading it with their new single Come Find Out, featuring Chanel Cole on the hook (alternatively, off the hook, depending on how you look at it). Ross Garrett (D.Opus) and Rowan Thomson (Roshambo) met in 2003; D’Opus already an established DJ having supported everyone from the Jungle Brothers, Q*Bert, Mr. Thing and De La Soul, while emcee Ro had built up an impressive reputation for spreading the hip hop gospel through his long-running show on 2XX FM. Taking inspiration from the golden era of hip hop, classic funk … Continue reading D’Opus and Roshambo – Past Time (2010)