Tuka – Time & Space

Time & Space is taken from Tuka’s sophomore album Feedback Loop out Oct 26th through Big Village Records. Feedback Loop features guest vocalists: Jeswon, Jane Tyrrell, Ellesquire, Tenth Dan, Solo & Maples. Feedback Loop will feature production by: Sleepers Awake, DJ Morgs, Roleo, Grub & Suburban Dark. Time & Space, produced by Roleo. Recorded at Two Toes Studios by Caustic. Additional vocals by Maples, recorded at Studios 301 by Simon Cohen. Stay tuned for the premier of Tuka’s next single featuring Elefant Traks beauty Jayne Tyrrell titled Die A Happy Man. Tumblr  ||  Facebook  ||   NFE Continue reading Tuka – Time & Space

Big Village – Big Things Vol. 2

Big Village Records are genuinely thrilled to announce the forthcoming release of Big Things Vol Two. Dropping August 10th, Big Things Vol Two is the labels latest compilation and features all exclusive new tunes from Big Village founding members Tuka (Thundamentals), Ellesquire, Daily Meds, True Vibenation and Loose Change, as well as collab tracks and solo tunes from Reverse Polarities, Suburban Dark, Rapaport, Klue and Tenth Dan. In what can only be described as a gargantuan undertaking by anyone’s standards, to celebrate, they’re taking the whole damn label on the road for a national tour to launch said album– that’s … Continue reading Big Village – Big Things Vol. 2

Tuka – Just To Feel Wanted

After years of humbly impressing Australian audiences as a member of Thundamentals (Obese Records), Rumpunch & Sketch The Rhyme it’s time for MC Tuka to step to the fore and distinguish himself as one of the country’s most exciting lyrical talents. Tuka’s debut LP Will Rap For Tuka was the culmination of years honing his craft, both in written form and performance and delivers one of 2010’s most diverse efforts right before the buzzer sounds. Tuka introduces the first official release and brand new single Just To Feel Wanted taken from his upcoming album Feedback Loop. The new LP is due out … Continue reading Tuka – Just To Feel Wanted

Thundamentals – Foreverlution: ‘Paint The Town Red’ Video Clip

Building upon Sleeping On Your Style’s outstanding production, eclectic musical influences and compelling rhymes, Foreverlution is, as the title would suggest, a deliberate blend of timeless organic tones interspersed with more contemporary sounding influences. Producing almost the entire record, DJ Morgs has really stepped up-to the plate. In the words of Tuka: “the content itself reflects our growth as a band and also the knowledge/skills we’ve managed to gather since our self-titled debut was released in 2008. In this life, it appears that change is the only constant. The one thing you can truly be sure of is that everything … Continue reading Thundamentals – Foreverlution: ‘Paint The Town Red’ Video Clip

Thundamentals Interview: ThundaCats, Thoughts & Talent

Just over a week ago, Blue Mountains Crew Thundamentals dropped the highly anticipated follow-up to their 2009 Sleeping On Your Style release with the stunning LP Foreverlution. aahh catches up with Jeswon to talk all things album related, the recent KON Design comp and what’s shooting Thudamentals latest LP in to the CD players of thousands country-wide. Strap yourself in…blast off!! aahh: Fans of Thundamentals have been waiting since 2009 for a follow-up to the critically acclaimed Sleeping On Your Style LP release. What’s been the biggest change for you as a group since that release and how will Foreverlution build on that last album? Jeswon: I would have to … Continue reading Thundamentals Interview: ThundaCats, Thoughts & Talent

Thundamentals – Foreverlution (Behind The Scenes)

Newtown hip hop 3 piece Thundamentals have announced the impending release of their sophomore album Foreverlution, the eagerly anticipated follow up to their 2009 longplayer Sleeping On Your Style. With their own national album launch shows TBA and lead single Paint The Town Red already on Triple j rotation, The Thunda’s are back in force. Building upon Sleeping On Your Style’s outstanding production, eclectic musical influences and compelling rhymes, Foreverlution is, as the title would suggest, a deliberate blend of timeless organic tones interspersed with more contemporary sounding influences. Producing almost the entire record, DJ Morgs has really stepped up-to the … Continue reading Thundamentals – Foreverlution (Behind The Scenes)

Ellesquire – Ready

Big Village is an independent record label representing the new wave of Sydney’s finest hip hop artists. Tired of jostling for recognition as individual groups, Big Village artists came together to forge a joint identity and carve out new opportunities on their own terms. Consisting of Daily Meds, Loose Change, True Vibenation, Reverse Polarities, Tuka, Ellesquire and Jeswon, Big Village artists are dedicated to producing thought provoking and open-minded music that challenges the status quo. 2010 was a huge first year for Big Village, firmly establishing itself with strong releases by Tuka, Daily Meds and a free album from Loose … Continue reading Ellesquire – Ready

Oxfam Australia presents: 3 things’ Hip Hop Approach

3things, an initiative of Oxfam Australia, is back and joining forces with some of Australia’s best rappers, beat boxers, DJs, VJs and graphic artists, to create a hard-hitting hip hop event with a huge social conscience. It’s the Hip Hop Approach – a 3things event that gets Australian hip hop acts talking about their opinions and solutions to global poverty and injustice. Artists will jam on the 3things they can do to help change the world for the better, demonstrating the 3things philosophy – that we can change the world, 3things at a time. Across two cities, 3things’ Hip Hop … Continue reading Oxfam Australia presents: 3 things’ Hip Hop Approach

Hau back at it again: Audio newsletter goodness

This time rocking over Madvillain’s, ‘Meat Grinder’ instrumental from their album, ‘Madvillainy Instrumentals’. Purchase here. See us perform… Tuned In. Also performing: Briggs, Tuka, The Last Kinection & Stunna Set. The Oxford Arts Factory, Oxford Street, Sydney. Friday, June 3rd Website  ||  Facebook  ||  Myspace  ||  Twitter  ||  Blog  ||  Youtube Continue reading Hau back at it again: Audio newsletter goodness

Big Village – Big Things Vol. 1

Big Village is an independent record label representing the new wave of Sydney’s finest Hip Hop artists. Tired of jostling for recognition as individual bands. Big Village artists came together to forge a joint identity and carve out new opportunitties on their own terms. Consisting of Daily Meds, Loose Change, True Vibenation, Reverse Polarities, Tuka, Ellequire and Jeswon, Big Village artists are dedicated to producing thought provoking and open-minded music that challenges the status quo. The label was founded by the artists it represents: all members contribute their expertise to the running of the organisation. Wheather it’s event promotions, web … Continue reading Big Village – Big Things Vol. 1

Competition: Win a double pass to see Pigeon John in your city

We have a double pass to giveaway to each of the 3 Pigeon John shows around Australia for FREE. All you have to do is send us an email at allaussiecomps@gmail.com with your full details and what show you’d like to attend…or hit us up on facebook or twitter with a Pigeon John related message and you will be automatically entered. Comp closes Thursday May 19, 2011. Winners will be notified. Dragon Slayer Australian Tour 2011 presented by Other Tongues. Friday 20th May – Tone, Sydney w/ TUKA + YEO + DUST TONES DJS $25 PRESALES / $30 DOOR SALES Tickets on sale from http://www.moshtix.com.auContinue reading Competition: Win a double pass to see Pigeon John in your city

Pigeon John Australia Tour Supports Announced (Win Double Passes To Your Cities Event)

Other Tongues is pleased to announce that Yeo, Tuka, Casual Projects and Dust Tones DJs will be playing in support of Californian hip hop tunesmith Pigeon John, who is set to grace our shores in May to promote his new release, Dragon Slayer – a heavily lauded record and Triple J Feature Album. Pigeon John hails from Inglewood, Southern California. He cut his teeth in the early ‘90s at the legendary Good Life Cafe, spitting rhymes on the same stage with then fledgling, now established artists like Freestyle Fellowship, Kurupt, The Pharcyde and Jurassic 5 on open-mic nights, honing his … Continue reading Pigeon John Australia Tour Supports Announced (Win Double Passes To Your Cities Event)

Rappertag #28 – Motion

This is the 28th installment of rappertag featuring Motion. New LP Motion Picture coming soon. So far it’s been: 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents 25.) Maundz 26.) Delta 27.) Simplex 28.) Motion To Come: Dedlee Adelaide hip hop crew Adroit Effusive are set to release their long awaited debut album – The Album. ‘Australian Hip Hop group to watch out for’ J-Mag, 2009. The time has finally arrived for the quintessential dysfunctional hip hop family, Adroit Effusive. After toiling in the depths of underground hip hop, honing their skills, … Continue reading Rappertag #28 – Motion

Rappertag #27 – Simplex

This is the 27th installment of rappertag featuring Simplex So far it’s been: 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents 25.) Maundz 26.) Delta 27.) Simplex To Come: Motion Emcee Simplex will drop his long-awaited solo joint on Obese early next year titled Audiobiography. One of this country’s most talented (and under-rated) hip hop talents to grace this country. Simplex’s solo album is slated for a mid-year 2010 release. The album is pretty much a collection of tracks … Continue reading Rappertag #27 – Simplex

Rappertag #25 – Maundz

This is the 25th installment of rappertag featuring Maundz! So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents 25.) Maundz To Come: Delta A 3 Camera Breakdown of the Maundz Rappertag (25). Filmed & Edited on 3 cameras simultaneously at the Crate Cartel Leisure Suite by Full Clip (Heata & Discourse) … Continue reading Rappertag #25 – Maundz

Rappertag #24 – Vents

This is the 24th installment of rappertag featuring Vents Mother Fucking One! So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 24.) Vents To Come: Maundz   Continue reading Rappertag #24 – Vents

Rappertag #22 & #23 with Sesta & K21

This is the 22nd and 23rd installment of rappertag featuring Sesta and K21 feat. Qzyphus So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue 20.) Tuka 21.) Drapht 22.)Sesta 23.) K21 To Come: Vents Continue reading Rappertag #22 & #23 with Sesta & K21

Rappertag #20 & 21 – Tuka and Drapht

This is the 20th and 21st installment of rappertag featuring Tuka and Drapht So far it’s been: 1). 360 2). Urthboy 3.) Brad Strut 4.) Fraksha 5.) Bias B 6.) Newsense 7.) Briggs 8.) Hunter 9.) The Master 10.) Hau 11.) Nay 12.) Lotek 13.) 1/6 14.) Suffa 15.) Headlock 16.) Lazy Grey 17.) BVA 18.) Class A MC 19.) The Tongue To Come: Sesta – Funkoars Drapht’s Latest Single – Rapunzel Tuka’s – Will Rap For Tuka – Free Track & Release Info Continue reading Rappertag #20 & 21 – Tuka and Drapht

Tuka – Will Rap For Tuka (Out Now) + Free Download

After years of humbly impressing Australian audiences as a member of Thundamentals, Rumpunch and Sketch The Rhyme, it’s now time for emcee Tuka to step to the fore and distinguish himself as one of the country’s most exciting lyrical talents. As comfortable rocking over a stomping Gypsy horn line as he is over Dub-Reggae or a driving Boom Bap rhythm. Tuka’s debut LP Will Rap For Tuka is the culmination of years honing his craft, both in written form and performance and delivers one of 2010’s most diverse efforts right before the buzzer sounds. With only two guests on the … Continue reading Tuka – Will Rap For Tuka (Out Now) + Free Download

Big Village @ Dust Tones

Two months since the new hip hop label’s massive launch in August, Big Village crew bring their fresh and exciting sounds to Dust Tones at beach rd Hotel. Three acts from the Big Village record label, Daily Meds, Loose Change and True Vibenation will be joining DJ Max Gosford at the beach rd hotel on Friday Ocotber 8th. Big Village is an independent record label representing and run by a new wave of Sydney’s finest Hip Hop artists. Since their formation and launch in August, they have secured a distribution deal and released their first official EP from The Daily … Continue reading Big Village @ Dust Tones

Big Village – Record Label Launch

Big Village is an independent record label representing the new wave of Sydney’s finest Hip Hop artists.  Tired of jostling for recognition as individual groups, Big Village artists came together to forge a joint identity and carve out new opportunities on their own terms. To celebrate the label’s formation, they will be throwing a massive launch party at the Sandringham Hotel on Saturday August 7th. Performing on the night will be the full Big Village stable, consisting of Daily Meds, Loose Change, True Vibenation, Tuka (Thundamentals), DJ Max Gosford, DJ Morgs and hosted by Jeswon.  The label was founded by the artists it represents and members of all … Continue reading Big Village – Record Label Launch

Thundamentals – Move It Up

Explosive Blue Mountains crew Thundamentals are debuting their brand new single Move It Up on August 28th @ Club77 in Sydney. This infectious song is the first single to drop from their anticipated debut full length album Sleeping On Your Style (due September 18th). After the success of their 2008 self titled EP, Thundamentals embarked on tours across the country playing shows with Pegz, Spit Syndicate and Dialectrix before embarking on a massive 2009 tour with Astronomy Class. Sleeping On Your Style was produced by Thundamentals’ own DJ Morgs and Tommy Fiasko. Sleeping On Your Style was produced by Thundamentals’ … Continue reading Thundamentals – Move It Up