Tom Showtime ‘Life is Funky’ feat. D’Fro

Good funk tracks are hard to come by these days, but Melbourne based producer and multi-instrumentalist Tom Showtime has nailed it with his new track ‘Life is Funky’ featuring D’Fro (The Psyde Projects). ‘Life is Funky’ features vintage funk loops, syncopated horns, and a grooving baseline. With a 90’s flow reminiscent of The Roots, D’Fro’s slick raps speak on getting stuck in a rut, in a life funk. “This track is a ‘tip of the hat’ to the golden era with a funk break, big beats, horn stabs and that 90s style rapping.” – Tom Showtime Currently working on an … Continue reading Tom Showtime ‘Life is Funky’ feat. D’Fro

The Psyde Projects Die Tryin’

The Psyde Projects are proud to unravel their new video clip for their upcoming single Die Tryin’. The single is a semi-social commentary piece on the challenges of pursuing what one’s heart desires versus work & life commitments. Saah deep. In other news the beatmaking trio have been quietly working on several projects including collaborations with some of Melbourne’s discerning beat producers including Tom Showtime, Skomes & Loan Wold. The video clip to Die Tryin’ precedes their upcoming release Classic Stellar Overdrive, which is set to come out mid July that will coincide with another national tour and launch.   … Continue reading The Psyde Projects Die Tryin’

Tom Showtime – The Showtime EP (2008)

Celebrating five years in the game, Tom Showtime re-issues his debut release. The Showtime EP blends so many genres, but is probably defined best as down-tempo electronica with a hip-hop feel. Tracks like Doobe Bop and Rare Medium are proper head boppers, deep yet bouncy with spaced out sax sounds. Punchy Disco lives up to the name, with a more solid beat that’s bound to get some feet tapping. “This was my debut EP in 2008, back when I was just called Showtime. It’s five years old now, so I thought I’d give it away for free. Enjoy..!” – Tom Showtime While tracks … Continue reading Tom Showtime – The Showtime EP (2008)

Tom Showtime Mashiona Tasty Mashups Vol. 2

Melbourne’s own Producer / DJ / Watermelon Man, Tom Showtime is back with another massive free download EP! Still riding high from his recent signing to the UK’s Ghetto Funk record label and the success of ‘The Chippa Irie EP‘ (Booty Fruit) reaching #1 on the Juno Download Best Selling Chart, brings you a second volume of Tasty Mashups. Serving up a mixture of the best of the best including Dr. Dre, Roots Manuva, KMD, Nas, Chali 2na, DJ Premier, Proof and People Under The Stairs. Grab these free tunes now and watch out for Showtime’s future releases ‘The Bling … Continue reading Tom Showtime Mashiona Tasty Mashups Vol. 2

Mashiona Tasty Mashups Vol 1: A Free Download EP By Tom Showtime

Melbourne’s own Producer / DJ / Watermelon Man, Tom Showtime is back with a massive free download EP! Following on from the success of his acclaimed debut album The Jam Thief (Obese Records) with a tasty selection of Mashups. Serving up a mixture of the best of the best including Dr. Dre, Biz Markie, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Eminem, Talib Tweli & The Roots.  Grab these free tunes now and watch out for Showtime’s future releases The Chippa Irie EP on Booty Fruit (Out April 4th via JUNO) and his upcoming Artist EP on Ghetto Funk (UK). Mashiona Tasty Mashups Vol 1: … Continue reading Mashiona Tasty Mashups Vol 1: A Free Download EP By Tom Showtime

The Psyde Projects – Re-Dizzled

The Psyde Projects, D-Fro, ILResponce and Mr Moonshine’s new single Re-Dizzled, is given an animated interpretation courtesy of an amazing local artist, Ohnoes. D-Fro, ILResponce and Mr Moonshine’s, who are all beat maker’s, who’s musical creations are littered with samples from diggers’ records and unpretentious lyrics. The Psyde Projects have an affinity with vinyl and the MPC, and together the three colour their music with genres and styles off a variety of records. Their catchy hook lines and punchy rhymes send dance floors stir crazy while the posers still get pleased. D’fro & ILResponse deliver the goodness through their raps, while Moonshine slices … Continue reading The Psyde Projects – Re-Dizzled

Tom Showtime – Spaces & Places Melbourne’s Finest Remixes

Eight of Melbourne’s finest producers remix Spaces & Places, the Tom Showtime single featuring Gift of Gab, Lotek & Ash.One taken from The Jam Thief. With Dub, Breaks, Hip Hop, Lo-Fi and Future Beats this release truley showcases the diverse sounds of Melbourne’s music makers. Featuring Remixes By: Amin PaYne, Lotek, Copycat, Jects, SNESmega, KelBeats, Moonshine, & Skomes. Purchase  ||  Soundcloud  ||  Tom Showtime Official Continue reading Tom Showtime – Spaces & Places Melbourne’s Finest Remixes

Tom Showtime featuring The Psyde Projects – Funk Pants

What do you get when Melbourne’s own ‘Purveyor Of Fine Funk‘ and Australia’s premier ‘Golden Era’ hip hop group collaborate? You get Funk Pants. Fresh from the release of his debut album The Jam Thief, Tom Showtime produces a beat with so much funk that only The Psyde Projects could possibly match. D-Fro, ILResponce and Mr Moonshine add their party rocking flavour that ensures this release will set dance floors stir crazy. Featuring big horn lines, a crate digger’s funk loop, punchy rhymes and catchy hook, it will please funksters and hip hop heads alike. Completing the release is Moonshine’s Boogie Flip, … Continue reading Tom Showtime featuring The Psyde Projects – Funk Pants

Tom Showtime – The Jam Thief

Tom Showtime’s – The Jam Thief is an eclectic fusion of jazzy hip-hop, down tempo beats and nu-funk. The explosive leadoff single Spaces & Places featured the international input of legendary US rapper Gift of Gab (Blackalicious), UK ex-pat Lotek and Ash.One (AUS). Evidently, this multifaceted talent did not plateau there; the lead single was merely a taste of his stellar album a year in the crafting. With a range of standout tracks including Nature Horn Killer (Tom’s tribute to Charlie Parker), Jazz Biscuits and The Every Sound Track, The Jam Thief takes the listener on a sample heavy journey displaying … Continue reading Tom Showtime – The Jam Thief

Tom Showtime – Spaces & Places feat. Gift Of Gab, Lotek & Ash One

With his eclectic debut album The Jam Thief out in April 2012, Melbournes most intriguing musical multi-takser Tom Showtime presents his first single Spaces & Places featuring Gift Of Gab, Lotek & Ash One. Tom Showtime is a man of many guises. At first glance one may simply take him for your humble local DJ, but upon further investigation this dexterous character also claims the labels Producer, Saxophonist and gramophone enthusiast. Spaces & Places exhibits Tom Showtime’s worldclass production expertise, with its hypnotic bass-heavy synth setting the scene for all three lyrical guests to execute their interstellar narrative. A global hip hop collaboration, … Continue reading Tom Showtime – Spaces & Places feat. Gift Of Gab, Lotek & Ash One

N’fa Jones – Babylondon EP Tour

Front man of genre bending loca Hip Hop collaboration 1200 Techniques, N’fa Jones is set to launch his brand new solo EP Babylondon with four very special performances. The Babylondon EP will be available through Rubber Records April 6th.  Six years in the making, get set to wrap your ears around the full force of Babylondon, offering four solid mixes of hip hop driven beats and cool melodies including recent single Wayooy feat. Roots Manuva and M-Phazes and follow up new single March On. The EP also features 7 Seconds feat. Tyson McVey (Daughter of Neneh Cherry) – with production … Continue reading N’fa Jones – Babylondon EP Tour

Tom Showtime – Made You Look

To celebrate the launch of his new website, Tom Showtime is giving away a massive free download. Taken from the Your Word Against Mine collection Shooting Noodles is remix of the Nas classic Made You Look. Check out www.tomshowtime.com and head to his facebook page to enjoy this tremendous bootleg. If you ain’t already following this fellow, now is the time to start… Taken From The Your Word Against Mine Collection Tom Showtime  ||  Soundcloud  ||  Facebook  ||  Youtube Continue reading Tom Showtime – Made You Look

Tom Showtime – Production Showcase

Tom Showtime began collecting and spinning records in London in early 2000, indubitably motivated by the collection of English house DJ’s and producers sharing his house. After several years, he returned home to Melbourne to release The Showtime EP; a head nodding Trip Hop odyssey showcasing original horn lines and broken beats. With notable inspirations such as DJ Shadow, Mr. Scruff, Quantic and Bonobo as well as a fervent obsession with sampling old funk, latin and jazz – there was no doubt that Tom Showtime was soon to be heard. With Tom Showtime’s debut album The Jam Thief due for … Continue reading Tom Showtime – Production Showcase

Tom Showtime 2011 Wrap Up

Tom Showtime is a man of many guises. Although appearing to the overt eye as a DJ, this talent brimming character is also labeled producer, café owner, saxophonist and gramophone enthusiast. Tom’s music career truly blossomed in 2011 with Tom’s saying “2011 was better than Watermelon…“.  It proved to be a thriving year for Tom with the highlight and turning point of Tom’s career being signed to 100% PHAT Agency. 2011 saw Tom produce and release his first EP, EP3013 which is ‘jam‘ packed with 6 beat driven, jazz flavored, funk infused tracks of Tom at his best which includes the … Continue reading Tom Showtime 2011 Wrap Up

Tom Showtime: The Bullet Train feat N’Fa Jones – EP3013

Introducing Tom Showtime, a man of many guises. Although appearing to the overt eye as a DJ, this talent brimming character is also labeled producer, café owner, saxophonist and gramophone enthusiast. From Be-Bop to Breakbeat, Tom’s passion for music is paralleled only to his tenacious enjoyment of watermelon, coffee and cricket. Tom began collecting and spinning records in London in early 2000, indubitably motivated by the collection of English house DJ’s and producers sharing his house. After several years, he returned home to Melbourne to release The Showtime EP’; a head nodding Trip Hop odyssey showcasing original horn lines and … Continue reading Tom Showtime: The Bullet Train feat N’Fa Jones – EP3013

Tom Showtime – Spaces & Places feat. Gift of Gab, Lotek & Ash.One

Tom Showtime has many guises…  DJ, Producer, Saxophonist and Gramophone Enthusiast. From Be-Bop to Breakbeat, his passion for music is paralleled only to his enjoyment of watermelon, coffee and cricket. Having spent years spinning and collecting records in London, he returned home to Melbourne in 2008 and promptly released The Showtime EP, a head-nodding Trip Hop odyssey showcasing original horn lines. Three years later, the release of his debut album The Jam Thief will introduce a heavier sound. Beat driven, jazz flavoured tracks with ‘the funk’ always present. The first single Spaces & Places featuring Gift of Gab (US), Lotek … Continue reading Tom Showtime – Spaces & Places feat. Gift of Gab, Lotek & Ash.One