Koolta 2011 Wrap Up

2011 proved to be the biggest year thus far for Koolta’s music. In March, he was awarded $10,000 to put towards his debut album thanks to the Hilltop Hoods Initiative. Following this, Koolta digitally re-released The Deportation EP (2010) and dropped another free EP, The Influx. Stomp, the single off The Influx, saw Koolta getting solid support from JJJ and community radio. In November, the Adelaide MC/Producer teamed up with longtime DJ PT on the acclaimed free mixtape release The Forked Road, which featured collaborations with Prime (Soulmate) and Allday (UKW). This year has also seen Koolta open up his … Continue reading Koolta 2011 Wrap Up

The Forked Road Album Launch

Hilltop Hoods initiative winner Koolta has recently released a free mixtape (digital and physical) titled The Forked Road –  Presented and mixed by DJ PT. The release is a preview of what’s to come from this talented emcee and producer.  The Forked Road launch will be held this weekend in Adelaide Saturday Dec 1 at The Jade Monkey, everyone that rolls through the door will also get a copy of the mixtape! Performing on the night: Koolta and DJ PT  The Funky Scum Rumour  Allday  Gabriella Hyde  Hosted by Mase and Mattic $5 entry – Doors open @ 9pm Giveaways throughout night by GTNBZY and … Continue reading The Forked Road Album Launch

DJ PT Presents: Koolta The Forked Road

In the lead up to his debut album, this year’s Hilltop Hoods initiative winner has decided to give listeners a small taste of what’s to come. Today marks the release of The Forked Road – a free mix (digital and physical) from the Adelaide MC/Producer, Koolta and mixed by DJ PT. Your just about to release a new mixtape titled The Forked Road, where you’ve teamed up with DJ PT. Tell us a little bit about this project in how it came about? Koolta: PT is my main man! I’ve known PT since high school, he’s always been my DJ – … Continue reading DJ PT Presents: Koolta The Forked Road

Koolta – The Influx EP (Exclusive Download)

Emerging South Australian Hip Hop artist Koolta, is a 22yo MC/Producer who was recently announced the winner of the 2011 Hilltop Hoods Initiative. With an all-round skill set, Koolta employs a DIY mentality, handling all his own production, writing, recording and mixing. Hailing from the Adelaide Hills, the last few years Koolta has contributed production and vocals on various local releases, such as K21’s – The Greenhouse compilation. In 2008 and 2009, Koolta shared the stage with K21 and DJ PT for a stack of shows around the country supporting the likes of the Funkoars, Drapht, Pegz, Vents, Terra Firma … Continue reading Koolta – The Influx EP (Exclusive Download)

Koolta @ Jade Monkey (Friday April 29)

After the success of winning this years Hilltop Hoods Initiative, Koolta is doing his first joint set in a while! Going down this friday night at the Jade Monkey (Twin St, Adelaide), Koolta with live band the Funky Scum Rumour will be doing a set, with supports from Penny Farthing and Allday. If you can’t wait till Friday, you can purchase a copy of Koolta’s – The Deportation EP above with new bonus tracks. Entry is only $5 and doors open at 9. T-Shirts and CDs will be available on night for real cheap! Myspace  ||  Twitter  ||  Facebook  ||  … Continue reading Koolta @ Jade Monkey (Friday April 29)

MC/Producer Koolta Wins The 2011 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

Emerging South Australian Hip Hop artist Koolta has been announced as the winner of the 2011 Hilltop Hoods Initiative. Kultar Ahluwalia, aka Koolta, is a 22yo South Australian MC/Producer. With an all-round skill set, Koolta employs a DIY mentality, handling all his own production, writing, recording and mixing. Making music since the age of 15, Koolta has shared the stage with such artists as Urthboy, Drapht, Funkoars, Foreign Beggars and C Rayz Walz.

 Koolta receives $10,000 from Hilltop Hoods and APRA to release and promote his debut LP. He also receives a prize pack valued at $1000 from DC clothing … Continue reading MC/Producer Koolta Wins The 2011 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

2010 Look-Back Series #1: “Koolta – The Deportation EP”

Koolta is a 21 year old mc and producer hailing from the Adelaide Hills. In the last few years Koolta has contributed production and vocals on various local releases, such as K21’s – The Greenhouse compilation. In 2008 and 2009, Koolta shared the stage with K21 and DJ PT for a stack of shows around the country supporting the likes of the Funkoars, Drapht, Pegz, Vents, Terra Firma and C Rayz Walz. 2010 saw Koolta release his debut effort The Deportation EP. This 8 track EP written and produced entirely by Koolta is an impressive debut from this upcoming all-rounder. … Continue reading 2010 Look-Back Series #1: “Koolta – The Deportation EP”

FULL CIRCLE COMP! (Win, Win, Win)

We’re giving away 1 free entry to Full Circle at the Jade Monkey (Sept 17) plus a free copy of Realizm’s new 12″ and Koolta’s EP – What more could you want?! To win, all you have to do is be the first person to email kooltamusic@gmail.com with “Full Circle @ The Jade Monkey” in the subject heading and in the body of the email tell us the name of Realizm’s new 12″ and Koolta’s EP. It’s that simple! Enter Now! Full Circle will be held at the Jade Monkey on September 17. Featuring Social Change performing tracks off their … Continue reading FULL CIRCLE COMP! (Win, Win, Win)

Koolta – The Deportation EP + EP Launch

Koolta is a 21 year old emcee and producer hailing from the Adelaide Hills. In the last few years Koolta has contributed production and vocals on various local releases, like K21’s “The Greenhouse” compilation. In 2008 and 2009, Koolta shared the stage with K21 and DJ PT for a stack of shows around the country supporting the likes of the Funkoars, Drapht, Pegz, Vents, Terra Firma and C Rayz Walz. Now in 2010, Koolta is ready to release his debut solo effort. The Deportation is an 8 track EP written and produced by Koolta. You will find no braggadocio rhymes … Continue reading Koolta – The Deportation EP + EP Launch