“98:Foundation” (Trailer)

In the late 2000’s Bias B approached Heata regarding an idea to make a local documentary about the release of his Beezwax LP from 1998. Together with Discourse they formed a film crew and began interviewing people regarding the early years and development of Australian Hip Hop pre the 2000’s. As more people were interviewed, the team started to realise that the project was bigger than the story of just one album. And so, the film took a different direction. This here is a Trailer cut from their interviews over time with original stock footage. “98:Foundation” is a very important … Continue reading “98:Foundation” (Trailer)

J. Mac – The Wake Up Call

Long overdue but well worth the wait, up & coming Melbourne MC, J-Mac has been honing his craft for years, whether it be onstage with Tranquil Artillery & The Aphilliates or on the street in any cipher he steps to, the man loves to rap! And its evident on his first solo offering – The Wake Up Call. A 7 track EP recorded by Must Volkoff, featuring production from Must Volkoff himself, Trem One, Vince Van Go, Engineer & cuts from Secondhand DJ’s – Rellik & Meta4. J.Mac displays a sharp style combined with witty punchlines and effortless flow, flexing from … Continue reading J. Mac – The Wake Up Call

Shan Frenzie – Show and Prove

It’s been well over twenty years since DJ Frenzie made his debut in the local Hip Hop scene. Originally a Melbourne native, Frenzie was part of the infamous RFK Hip Hop crew in the early 90’s, who also spawned such legends as Trem One, Brad Strut, Raise, and Len One (Brothers Stoney). Frenzie now resides in Sydney, where he has continued as one of the cities most respected working DJ’s in the club circuit, and hosts Australia’s longest running continuous DJ mix style radio show Groove Therapy (Now in it’s tenth year) every Friday on radio 2SER FM. The Show and Prove … Continue reading Shan Frenzie – Show and Prove

Trem – For The Term Of His Natural Life (Official Listening Party)

In a time capsule unearthed in an overgrown train yard on the outskirts of Melbourne, archaeologists discover a dirt encrusted artefact, a codex of the art and science of hip hop based on a blueprint etched in concrete during a period of innovation. It bears the marks of the late 1980s and early 90s when the elemental standards were laid down by a small elite. The artefact in question is For The Term of His Natural Life, the debut solo LP from Australia’s finest lyrical craftsman, Trem One. To say début is misleading, though. With a small but revered discography including two sought after vinyl EPs and his … Continue reading Trem – For The Term Of His Natural Life (Official Listening Party)

Trem – For The Term Of His Natural Life

In a time capsule unearthed in an overgrown train yard on the outskirts of Melbourne, archaeologists discover a dirt encrusted artifact, a codex of the art and science of hip hop based on a blueprint etched in concrete during a period of innovation. It bears the marks of the late 1980s and early 90s when the elemental standards were laid down by a small elite. The artifact in question is For The Term of His Natural Life, the debut solo LP from Australia’s finest lyrical craftsman, Trem One. To say debut is misleading, though. With a small but revered discography including … Continue reading Trem – For The Term Of His Natural Life

Trem – For The Term Of His Natural Life

Needing little to no  introduction, born and raised in inner west Sydney till the age of 13 before re-locating south to the boon-docks of G-Town, an hour south west of Melbourne, Trem, like most in his age bracket and on this part of the planet, gained his first look at hip hop through movies such as Beat Street and books like Subway Art in the early eighties. Instantly falling in love with the phenomenon he dabbled in floor moves before turning his hand to graff. As a member of the Australian leg of a worldwide graffiti crew Run For Kover … Continue reading Trem – For The Term Of His Natural Life

Zarkov – Australian Hip Hop: Are We Having Fun Yet (Out Now)

Zarkov is a 23 year old hip-hop producer from Sydney, Australia. His beats are heavy and electronic with influences ranging from Dub-Step across Wonky, Dirty South and Boom Bap. Zarkov is a member of the Tape Death collective: A group of beatsmiths on the vanguard of tomorrow’s Hip-Hop. Australian Hip Hop: Are We Having Fun Yet showcases some of his remix work from the past 3 years of a varied assortment of Australian and UK MCs. You will be able to hear more of Zarkov’s work on Purpose – If The City Had A Voice II release (out March 17). … Continue reading Zarkov – Australian Hip Hop: Are We Having Fun Yet (Out Now)

Trem Prep First Single From Highly Anticipated Debut Album

“We from a lost land, where the clock’s hands is stopped, before the rot set in, before they shot Scott La Rock, before the shops stocked rap in a section called urban, and every third person’s thinking they’re word surgeons.” If one man in Australia embodies the mantra of quality over quantity, it’s Melbourne MC and producer Trem One. His decade-long discography encompasses two sought after white label 12”s, two releases with his crew Lyrical Commission, production, raps and oversight on fellow commissioner Brad Strut’s solo releases and a small handful of carefully selected guest verses and production credits. This … Continue reading Trem Prep First Single From Highly Anticipated Debut Album

Trem One – Omega Man [Single artwork]

Born and raised in inner west Sydney till the age of 13 before re-locating south to the boon-docks of G-Town, an hour south west of Melbourne, Trem, like most in his age bracket and on this part of the planet, gained his first look at hip hop through movies such as Beat Street and books like Subway Art in the early eighties. Instantly falling in love with the phenomenon he dabbled in floor moves before turning his hand to graff. As a member of the Australian leg of a worldwide graffiti crew Run For Kover (originating in the U.K), Trem … Continue reading Trem One – Omega Man [Single artwork]