Dr. Seuss Meets Elefant Traks

Featuring over 25 musical performers onstage from The Herd, Hermitude, Sietta, Joelistics, Unkle Ho, Urthboy, The Tongue, Jimblah, Jaytee of The Last Kinection and more, Australia’s renowned musical collective Elefant Traks are taking over the Graphic circus with a tribute inspired by the whimsical spirit and imagery of Dr. Seuss. Throughout over 60 years of children’s classics such as The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, the wildly imaginative and surrealist universe of Dr. Seuss has enthralled generations. He continues to be one of the world’s most instantly recognisable and best loved visual … Continue reading Dr. Seuss Meets Elefant Traks

Elefant Traks Announces an Industry first ‘CD Plus MPFree’

Your favourite label is leading the way with a new system of album sales through the Elefant Traks online store called CD + MPfree. Get a CD or vinyl sent to your letterbox; receive the same album as high quality MP3s in your inbox, free and Immediately! Downloads and cloud-based consumption is undoubtedly the future, but labels still sell more CDs than digital albums. This is about rewarding those who feel the liner note love and value lyric booklets or signed copies, or the joy of a parcel in the mail. It’s two for the price of one, without devaluing … Continue reading Elefant Traks Announces an Industry first ‘CD Plus MPFree’

Horrorshow – Public Consumption (Free Download) + New Merch

This is a brand new track called Public Consumption from Elefant Traks crew Horrorshow. This little gem was cooked up recently and has now cracked over 1000 downloads in less then 24 hours. Attending Fort Street High School, whose musical output includes Josh Pyke, Unkle Ho (The Herd) and Joelistics among others, both Solo and Adit were heavily involved in bands, ranging from jazz through to rock. Along with fellow school mates and current One Dayers, Spit Syndicate, they embraced hip hop as the genre made big strides in Australia. Horrorshow have officially solidified their position in the ranks of … Continue reading Horrorshow – Public Consumption (Free Download) + New Merch

The Herd Mark 10 Years With New Single & Tour

Celebrating 10 years since their debut, The Herd perform their first live shows in two years this autumn. Their first single Sum Of It All drops in March from their fifth album, due August 2011. The Herd are a culturally diverse expression of modern Australia, but they bring with them that grand Aussie tradition of storytellers ready and willing to question authority. If you’ve seen them live, you’ll also be familiar with their ability to laugh at themselves and bring the whole crowd together. Witness the heart of Elefant Traks live on stage this April. The Herd will be joined by special … Continue reading The Herd Mark 10 Years With New Single & Tour

Elefant Traks 10th Anniversary DVD Review

Here we go people for the first allaussie hip hop review and its for the Elefant Traks 10th anniversary party Live at the Forum DVD. As a part of the Elefant Traks 10th Anniversary celebrations, a concert was held late in 2008 featuring performances from The Herd, Hermitude, Urthboy, Horrorshow, Unkle Ho, Astronomy Class and The Tongue. The show was a one off and was professionally filmed and recored.The subsequent footage was turned into a DVD package that has a run time of 130mins and is jam packed with live performances. The DVD’s cover artwork is made up of the … Continue reading Elefant Traks 10th Anniversary DVD Review

Horrorshow – Inside Story Video Rundown

Horrorshow have been nice enough to post a cool little clip of them working and recording at Pearl Beach, located two hours out of Sydney. The clip is a nice addtion to the spolight on aussie hip hop that YouTube started this afternoon. The vid gives you a behind the scenes sneak peak at the way Adit and Solo go about things. Horroshow – Inside Story will be out through Elefant Traks October 2. You can check the video out here. You can catch Horrorshow performing with Urthboy, Astronomy Class, Hermitude, The Tongue & Unkle Ho at Byron Bay. Tickets … Continue reading Horrorshow – Inside Story Video Rundown

The Herd and Koolism

We have done a post about this concert already (here), but it was such a long time ago that we thought we would refresh your memory about this one. The Herd are rolling through town for their last headline show in over a year.  It’s been a crazy 12 months, complete with top ten charting album, ARIA nomination, J Award for Best Video (2020), AIR Awards for Best independent Artist and Best Hip Hop album. Plus their national tour for Summerland was the biggest tour in their history. This year was going to be the R & R year with … Continue reading The Herd and Koolism

TZU guest program rage

Catch the lads from TZU hooking us up with a killer playlist this weekend. Tune in from 10am – 11am Saturday morning for an hour long taste of what’s to come, with the full guest programming from 11.45pm Saturday night, ABC1. Check below for the allaussie hip hop version or for a full program rundown go to the rage website here. AUSSIE HIP HOP TIMES 1:00am ILLZILLA Cut Feet (Shock) 2:00am KID KOALA Fender Bender (Creative Vibes) 2:30am TZU Dam Busters (Liberation) TZU Wild Stylee (Independent) TZU She Gets Up (Liberation) TZU In Front Of Me (Liberation) TZU Computer Love (Liberation) TZU Mondays (Liberation) … Continue reading TZU guest program rage

UNKLE HO – Subterranea

Unkle Ho are set to release a limited edition EP called Subterranea. 1000 copies and you can pre order yours now. JB Hi-Fi have the album set for $9.99. Heres what they had to say about Unkle Ho. Welcome to the wonderful upside-down world of Unkle Ho, and his perfectly unconventional new EP Subterranea. Neither poker-faced sophisticate nor court jester, Unkle Ho is the cloaked host from the future, entertaining a grand ball from the past. Predominantly electronic but enhanced with live instrumentation and a cut and paste aesthetic, Unkle Ho has evolved again, elevating the groove of each composition. … Continue reading UNKLE HO – Subterranea