Alberts Welcomes Urthboy

Last week while the world was watching the sun and Venus, Alberts has had it’s eyes set on the Urth. Alberts is thrilled to announce that a worldwide agreement with hip hop artist Tim Levinson (Urthboy) was signed last week. Known for his solo work under the moniker Urthboy and as a founding member and main songwriter of The Herd, Tim brings his works to Alberts after many years of managing his own rights. The team at Alberts have been fans of Tim for years respecting his talent, entrepreneurship and social conscience. The new relationship comes at an exciting time for … Continue reading Alberts Welcomes Urthboy

Urthboy and Group 120 – Letters From Jamshed (The Key Of Sea)

Taken from The Key of Sea – a compilation of collaborations between Australian and migrant/refugee Australian artists. Artists such as Sarah Blasko, The Cat Empire and Tim Rogers team up with artists like Diafrix, Ajak Kwai and Nadia Omar and the results are quite amazing. Urthboy wrote this song, along with Count Bounce in between tours, workshops for kids in Indonesia and a regional under-age tour in NSW. “The lyrics in this song are often direct quotes from his letters so it’s accurate to say that Jamshed is my co-songwriter on this – and it’s very much his and Polly’s song. … Continue reading Urthboy and Group 120 – Letters From Jamshed (The Key Of Sea)

Urthboy nominated for an Australian Music Award

Sydney artist Urthboy (Elefant Traks) aka Tim Levinson has been nominated to join the shortlist for this year’s Australian music award, The Amps, for his new album, Spitshine. Urthboy, also known for his work with The Herd, worked on the new album with fellow stable mates Hermitude. Levinson makes up one of the nine artists on the shortlist for the Australian Music Prize for outstanding album of 2009, the second time he’s been nominated after The Signal made the cut in 2007. Now in its fifth year, the music prize is not just the most reputable of the gongs handed … Continue reading Urthboy nominated for an Australian Music Award