Horrorshow ‘Like A Version’ Ahead Of National Tour

‘No Aphrodisiac’ Like Horrorshow – Horrorshow killed it this morning on triple j’s ‘Like A Version’ doing their own rendition of The Whitlams mega hit ‘No Aphrodisiac’. You’ve never heard the triple j Hottest 100 No. 1 quite like this… #swooooooon Smashing their original single ‘Eat The Cake’, the duo – turned crew – gave a clear indictaion of how high the bar is set for their upcoming shows. Ahead of their MASSIVE National Tour celebrating the release of their new album ‘Bardo State’, Horrorshow have been busy dropping new videos, hosting Rage and selling tickets left, right and centre. Kicking … Continue reading Horrorshow ‘Like A Version’ Ahead Of National Tour

Stormzy Announces Gang Signs And Prayer Australian Tour

It’s the news you’ve been waiting for! After last year’s disappointing cancellation, Stormzy has just announced that he is officially doing Australian Splendour In The Grass festival sideshows. Straight from releasing his brand new album ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’, Stormzy will be hitting Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Adelaide, yes Adelaide throughout July. Pre-sales will be available from 9am April 11, before tickets release to the general public 9am April 12.  Continue reading Stormzy Announces Gang Signs And Prayer Australian Tour

Spit Syndicate Shares New Video For Inhibitions

Plays Falls Festival This December/January Ahead of performing at all three east coast locations for Falls Festival, dynamic, Aussie hip-hop duo Spit Syndicate have shared the sleek visuals for their infectious, feel-good anthem “Inhibitions”.  Filmed across an abandoned military training base with the highly talented team from Entropico at the helm, this video is a smooth accompaniment to the instant party-ready track. Partnering again with collaborators Entropico, Jimmy Nice of Spit Syndicate said of the video – “‘Inhibitions’ is all about letting go; in a sophisticated, feel-good manner. The team at Entropico understand our vibe and our vision so we just … Continue reading Spit Syndicate Shares New Video For Inhibitions

Skepta Announces Australian Tour Date Changes Due To Mercury Prize Nomination & Performance

With the exciting announcement that Skepta has been nominated for the 2016 Mercury Prize, the top UK grime export will be required to remain in the UK for associated commitments, seeing some of his Australian tour dates rescheduled. No action is necessary for ticket-holders who have purchased tickets to a date that has changed— your ticket will automatically be valid for the new date. If you are not able to attend the new date, you may seek a refund from your point of purchase. Having sold out Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Auckland and Perth shows within minutes, Skepta’s forthcoming Australian and … Continue reading Skepta Announces Australian Tour Date Changes Due To Mercury Prize Nomination & Performance

Jim Steps Chats With Emcee Kerser

Jim Steps sits down with Emcee Kerser to discuss his brand new album Next Step. Kerser speaks openly about his feelings on 360, Allday, triple j and the local hip hop scene. He also addresses criticisms he has received around his lyrical content, including the glorification of drugs and more. You can check out the full chat below. Kerser is currently on his National Next Step Tour, tickets are available by following the link here. Purchase Album  ||  Twitter  ||  Official  ||  Tickets Continue reading Jim Steps Chats With Emcee Kerser

Dylan Joel premieres new track ‘Blank’ on triple j

‘Blank’ is the newest sip of the Melbourne MC/songwriter’s first full-length album, Authentic Lemonade. Due Friday 2 October (via It’s Official Music/Warner), the 12-track effort includes last year’s ‘Numbers’ single and the big hit, ‘Swing’, featuring Mantra and Bliss N Eso’s … Continue reading Dylan Joel premieres new track ‘Blank’ on triple j

Coda Conduct Announce Mini Tour for New Single ‘Paint It Gold’

Hip hop duo Coda Conduct have just announced a three stop tour off the back of the release of their sassy new single, Paint It Gold. The tour, showcasing the pair’s new-found funk, will be covering Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. … Continue reading Coda Conduct Announce Mini Tour for New Single ‘Paint It Gold’

Illy Regional QLD Tour Dates

Off the back of recent performances at Groovin’ The Moo and triple j’s One Night Stand, Australian hip hop artist Illy has just announced a series of regional tour dates across Queensland throughout September. The dates are the third in a series of tour announcements taking place each fortnight over a 10 week period between now and his upcoming performance at Splendour In The Grass. With dates in regional Western Australia and Victoria already announced, Illy is excited to be bringing his new album Cinematic back to the Sunshine State. Here’s what Illy had to say about this 3rd announcement … Continue reading Illy Regional QLD Tour Dates

Niche & Live Nation present Childish Gambino’s only Australian headline show

Childish Gambino, one of the most exciting young talents in music, will perform a headline show at Big Top Luna Park Sydney this July. Heading to Australia for Splendour In The Grass, Childish Gambino will take to the stage of … Continue reading Niche & Live Nation present Childish Gambino’s only Australian headline show

The Inaugural Groovin The Moo Oakbank Sells Out

Produced nationally by Cattleyard Promotions and with Sunset Events in Oakbank and Bunbury. Presented nationally by triple j, Channel [V] and The Music. Groovin the Moo (GTM) Oakbank has officially SOLD OUT! 2014 is the first venture into the South Australian market for the national regional touring festival and GTM is incredibly excited to be kicking off the tour with a new event. Stephen Halpin, Cattleyard Promotions said today, “The uptake from the South Australians has been overwhelming and we thank the Oakbank community and music loving public for their support! We are looking forward to introducing ourselves to all 10,000 … Continue reading The Inaugural Groovin The Moo Oakbank Sells Out

Double J is coming!

triple j is thrilled to announce that Dig Music, the digital radio station we took over last year, will be re-launched as Double J. From Wednesday April 30, Double J will play you new music and also celebrate the iconic music you grew up with, bringing with it unprecedented access to almost 40 years of triple j interview and sound archives. Former triple j presenter and Spicks and Specks team captain Myf Warhurst will launch the station with a new program 11 – 3pm weekdays. She joined Matt And Alex for the announcement yesterday morning: “It’s going to be a whole … Continue reading Double J is coming!

Illy – The Cinematic National Tour

ARIA Award Winner Illy landed two entries in the triple j hottest 100 on Australia Day, with his triple j like a version mega medley arriving at #66, following Youngbloods featuring Ahren Stringer at #77. This is Illy’s fifth consecutive year in the coveted countdown. Illy told his fans on Facebook from New York, “I grew up on the j’s with my mates, and have no shame in saying how much this shit means to me… You turned a kid writing rhymes in his bedroom, to a boy writing songs a whole country gets behind. Can’t tell you how much … Continue reading Illy – The Cinematic National Tour

Watch: Illy – On & On

Watch the official video for Illy’s brand new track titled On And On, lifted from him forthcoming album out later this year. On And On is available on iTunes now here. The video is filmed in Perth by local collective Pilerats.  Here is what Illy had to say about the brand new clip that premiered on triple j’s Home & Hosed blog: “When I was thinking about video ideas for this song, i kept coming back to three things – simple, fun, and colourful. On And On isn’t a track with heavy emotional or lyrical wizardry, it’s a simple track … Continue reading Watch: Illy – On & On

Suburban Dark drops first single and video ‘Skeletonne’

Skeletonne featuring Jeswon (pron. Jess – One) is the first single taken from Suburban Dark’s (Sydney based production duo) forthcoming LP, Second Front. The track is pure turbo, a testament to old skool, hard out bangers. A venomous combination of hard breaks and razor sharp raps, Skeletonne was quickly snapped up for rotation by Triple j. A dirty, grimey tune that is sure to test Sydney’s boundaries in Hip-Hop and Electronica alike. Featured MC Jeswon is 1/3 of Thundamentals, one of Australia’s most influential and well-respected Hip-Hop acts. Well known for his high-energy live performances and thought provoking lyrics, Jeswon’s … Continue reading Suburban Dark drops first single and video ‘Skeletonne’

Hottest 100 Of 20 Years: #4 Hilltop Hoods – The Nosebleed Section

Triple j recently held a “Hottest 100 Countdown” that allowed voters to choose their favourites from songs from the past 20 years of JJJ airplay. Held over two days the national countdown included artists such as Beastie Boys and more. With such a diverse list of national and international talent competing for placement in the 100 the Hilltop Hoods are incredibly proud that The Nosebleed Section secured the #4 place making them the highest placed Australian artist in the entire countdown. Hilltop Hoods would like to thank everyone for voting and for their continual support of a song that opened a lot … Continue reading Hottest 100 Of 20 Years: #4 Hilltop Hoods – The Nosebleed Section

Mr Hill & Rahjconkas: Back It Up

May 2013 sees Brisbane locals Mr Hill & Rahjconkas release their sophomore album Dead End Street. In the space of one year they have firmly made a place for themselves in the industry and gained respect and accolades from genre veterans. Since the release of lead single in October 2012 Put The Work In popularity for this young duo has gained increasingly. Being chosen by Triple j unearthed to play at Brisbane’s hip hop festival Sprung, saw the boys perform on a major platform with overwhelming support. The two are planning to hit the road in July on their own headline … Continue reading Mr Hill & Rahjconkas: Back It Up