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)

A brave new world…

Check out this article, titled Hip Hop’s Brave New World, it was given the thumbs up on twitter by Urthboy, and it also copped a mention from Obese. The article written by Chris Johnston, and comments on the current state and future of Australian Hip Hop. I may do a follow up on this article as it seems to be a hot topic at the moment. Check below for a small extract. “Diafrix is fundamentally of this country but in a way that makes the idea of Australia and localism dissolve. Rather than being indigenous or suburban or conscious it’s … Continue reading A brave new world…

Cover Of The Moment

It’s time for another cover of the moment, and there have been a few considerations i.e. Seth Sentry’s EP, Levelheaded – The Spice Of Life and Bias B’ – Aerosol Era. As always, there can be only one winner, with Gully Platoon – The Great Divide pipping the others at the post. We got more then expected when we smashed through that plastic wrapper. Aprill77 brings us another stellar piece of work. The buyer of the CD is greeted with a super glossy cover. Upon opening the front side you  find another glossy print this time of Gully Platoon, you … Continue reading Cover Of The Moment

GULLY PLATOON – The Great Divide

After a few days off, we are back with some huge news in the aussie hip hop scene. First off we see Gully Platoon. This outfit is the combined firepower of Pegz, Dialectrix, Joe New and DJ 2Buck, with production duties of the likes of Jase and Plutonic Labs. The skills of these super-talented musos is going to come together on the outfit’s debut record The Great Divide. Set to drop August 7, the first single from The Great Divide is Coat Of Paint. You can check out the first single and a few other songs here. The guys from … Continue reading GULLY PLATOON – The Great Divide