Elefant Traks X Batch Brewing Company

Elefant Traks Have Made A Beer With Batch Brewing Company To Mark Their 18th Year Now that they are finally legal, Elefant Traks have teamed up with Marrickville’s Batch Brewing Company to make a beer to mark their 18th year! This all came about due to the proximity of the brewery itself and ET HQ, however as friendships grew it became clear that there was an opportunity to celebrate the community feels even more so. Naming the beer after an influential album released by The Herd in 2005, ‘The Sun Never Sets’, co-owner Andrew Fineran describes the brew and the … Continue reading Elefant Traks X Batch Brewing Company

Exclusive Premiere: Floating Pyramids Skyscrapers Mixtape

Here we have the exclusive premiere of Floating Pyramids brand new mixtape, Skyscrapers.  Floating Pyramids aka Chris Hamer-Smith has been producing music out of his home base in Sydney for over a decade. If he’s not making hip hop bangers for your favourite local rap artists, he’s slicing together catchy melodies and beats for dance floors across the globe. Twice ARIA nominated for his work with reggae/hip hop outfit Astronomy Class, Chris has also received critical acclaim and a strong following for his solo work as Chasm, producing and remixing a plethora of artists from 360 to The Bamboos, Urthboy, … Continue reading Exclusive Premiere: Floating Pyramids Skyscrapers Mixtape

Urthboy Announces Special Guests On ‘Second Heartbeat Tour’

Only 1 week out from the ‘Second Heartbeat Tour’ and Urthboy has sold out almost half the tour already. Artists who also appear on his critically acclaimed new album, The Past Beats Inside Me Like A Second Heartbeat, will pop up on selected dates, including Bertie Blackman, B-wise, Timberwolf,Kira Puru, Montaigne, and long time collaborator, Jane Tyrrell (information on dates below). New shows have been added in Melbourne and Sydney, with sold out dates in Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart. In a packed calendar that includes guest lectures to schools and universities, Urthboy performed aPaul Kelly cover with Caitlin … Continue reading Urthboy Announces Special Guests On ‘Second Heartbeat Tour’

Urthboy Announces New Album

Urthboy explains “This project was to be released in 5 EPs, with each covering a decade between 1950 and 2000. The working title was Decades and the vision was to give life to the relationship between the past and present. Just like a million writers before me, I dreamt up a beast so daunting, that I spent three years trying to tame it. Everything changed when I wrote my family into the story.” ‘Long Loud Hours’ set the tone; voted in at #33 in the Hottest 100; while new single ‘Second Heartbeat’ switches gears to summer, setting up Urthboy’s most … Continue reading Urthboy Announces New Album

Urthboy Second Heartbeat feat. Sampa The Great & Okenyo

‘Second Heartbeat’, featuring Sampa the Great & Okenyo is Urthboy’s follow-up single to ‘Long Loud Hours’, and it’s an autobiographical charmer, delivered with the warm charisma of Summer. Opening with the sound of kids cheering and screaming with delight, we are invited into a nostalgic celebration and a major clue as to the concept of Urthboy’s upcoming album. From there the upbeat piano and soulful beauty of Okenyo’s introduction takes us to a place where the past meets the present. The three singers take us on a journey of their lives, their lineage and the way their backgrounds inform their … Continue reading Urthboy Second Heartbeat feat. Sampa The Great & Okenyo