Flu aka Fluent Form – Flu Season

It’s no secret that Melbourne boutique hip hop label Crate Cartel have been putting out some of the purist hip hop music in Australia for years now. Having the deepest respect for the genre’s roots, the Cartel is conscientiously on point when adhering to age-old principals and legacies. None demonstrates this dedication to the movement more than Fluent Form, possessing all the background knowledge, experience and sensitivity required .Flu is the A-grade emcee, and what he has produced with new album Flu Season is no less than top-shelf hip hop. As Fluent Form has matured, so too has his music. … Continue reading Flu aka Fluent Form – Flu Season

Fluent Form – #Flu32

After the success of his independently released debut album Chapters Of Substance, Fluent Form wasted no time in returning to the studio to begin work on his sophomore LP, The Furnace. The Melbourne MC and Crate Cartel member has been hard at work on his 3rd release, which is sure to be a must have. Fluent release’s a free download titled #Flu32. Produced by Geko, filmed & edited by Discourse (Full Clip) and directed by Discourse & Fluent Form. #Flu32 can be downloaded below. One take verse, one day shoot & edit… #Flu32 Twitter  ||  Facebook  ||  Download – #Flu32 Continue reading Fluent Form – #Flu32

allaussie hip hop Interview with Geko

Entirely produced by Geko, Crate Cartel Radio encompasses everything good about independent local hip hop. This release includes a stellar line up of guest emcees, strategically picked to add multiple elements of class to this impressive sonic backdrop. Over these 13 tracks, you can find some of Australia’s most renowned and respected veterans including Bias B, Bigfoot and Ciecmate, alongside exciting and anticipated local emcees Kings Konekted, Maundz, Jake Biz, Fatty Phew and many others. We caught up with Geko recently to talk about his upcoming release Crate Cartel Radio, two new aditions to the Crate Cartel roster, a surprise … Continue reading allaussie hip hop Interview with Geko

Fluent Form – The Furnace Review

We take a look at one of the top releases from 2009, Fluent Form’s – The  Furnace. Released mid to late last year under Obese Distro, The Furnace caught a few people sleeping, including us. After selling out his independently released debut album, Chapters Of Substance, Fluent Form wasted no time in returning to the front lines with his sophomore LP. Across 14 tracks, Fluent continues to demonstrate his ability as a lyricist to combine concepts with complexity. To add to this release, Fluent has recruited a stellar line-up of guests including veterans Brad Strut and Ciecmate alongside Melbourne’s Mata … Continue reading Fluent Form – The Furnace Review

Fluent Form Interview

So man last year we seen you drop the album the Furnace, and it’s had a massive reception. Fans have been going nuts for it, with it selling out in a lot of places over the country. Did you expect this much of a response? I definitely didn’t expect this kind of response at all. I knew I had a bit of a fan base and people checking for my shit, But I definitely didn’t expect this. Goes to show that with some hard work and a lot of patience, you can be rewarded. It’s really helped keep me hungry … Continue reading Fluent Form Interview

Vote For JJJ Album Of The Year (aussie hip hop style)

Richard Kingsmill from Triple J will countdown the Top 10 albums of the year voted by you on the final ever ‘2009’ on December 13. He will also be going through his Top 10 album list and maybe contacting you to talk about the albums you’ve loved from this year. To vote all you have to do is submit you selection online via the website below. To make it easier for everyone out there we have narrowed the list down to as many  ‘aussie hip hop’  releases only. Please note Chasm and Vida Sunshyne’s release Move is incorrectly labeled as … Continue reading Vote For JJJ Album Of The Year (aussie hip hop style)

Fluent Form & Discourse on your radio

Fluent and his main man Discourse took over hosting duties on Top Billin’, playing new joints from the album, plus a whole bunch of their favorite underground tunes. You can listen to that here. Make sure you check out Fluent Form’s latest offering The Furnace, you won’t be disappointed. Tracklisting: Take Notice f/ Brad Strut & Ciecmate – Fluent Form What’s Your Worth – Prowla Every Step – Fluent Form Bounty Hunters f/ Bob Balans & Trem – Brad Strut Rocketship – OneBeLo Worlds Collide – The Arsonists On Ya Feet – Wordsworth Suicidal Failure – Cage Paper Chase Days … Continue reading Fluent Form & Discourse on your radio