Vents – Rollin Balls Tour Hits QLD

Vents feat. Adfu is to hit QLD this Weekend for the next leg of his Rollin Balls tour, he has also been added to The Homebake Line-up and has new T-Shirts available at the GE Store! – Catch Vents on the Rollin’ Balls Tour this weekend here: Brisbane TONIGHT July 22nd at the Step Inn feat. Choose Mics As mentioned Vents has also been added to Homebake 2011 alongside an all-start Australian line-up including Drapht, Ladyhawke and The Vines. You can also grab a Vents ‘Marked For Death’ T-Shirt at the Golden Era Online store now! Vents on Twitter  || Golden … Continue reading Vents – Rollin Balls Tour Hits QLD

Home Grown – Da Klinics 10th Birthday Party @ HQ July 29th

Tickets are selling fast for Da Klinic’s 10th Birthday Party held at HQ Adelaide on 29th of July and will featuring – Koolism -Bias B – Vents – Briggs – Terra Firma – K21 & more. Help join us for a night to remember. Tickets are avaialble now from Da Klinic and  Clinic 116. Prices are $25+bf (first round). $30+bf(2nd round). More information can be found here.  Continue reading Home Grown – Da Klinics 10th Birthday Party @ HQ July 29th

Wu-Tang Clan Australian tour

Emerging in the mid 90s, New York City’s Wu-Tang Clan proved to be one of the decade’s most intense, popular and revolutionary rap groups selling millions of albums worldwide. The nine-MC Clan is considered one of the most critically and commercially successful hip-hop groups of all time, and rose to fame with their uncompromising brand of music. Not only was the group extremely successful as a collective, many individuals within the Clan went on to become solo stars in their own right. Within the inner sanctum of the Wu, dwell the core members of the clan consisting of Method Man, … Continue reading Wu-Tang Clan Australian tour

Vents Rollin’ Balls Tour

The wait is finally over with the arrival of Vents new album Marked For Death and fresh tour dates announced this week for SA and VIC – see details below: An imposing live performer Vents has toured nationally with Funkoars, and most recently Hilltop Hoods. In 2007 Vents enjoyed a level of mainstream success with his debut album Hard To Kill. The track Love Song was picked up by Triple j and in the following years he toured extensively, playing festivals such as Big Day Out, Homebake, Summadayze, One Movement and Groove is in the Park. May 13th this year saw … Continue reading Vents Rollin’ Balls Tour

Vents + Phaze One (M-Phazes & Emilio) to support Wu-Tang’s Australian Tour

It took a few months of wrangling but acclaimed rap crew Wu-Tang Clan have finally confirmed their Australia tour details. Ghostface Killah called into triple j to reassure sceptical fans that the tour is still going ahead. “We coming over there to mash out and we’re going to be over there definitely”, the emcee said. “We got love for Australia and Australia has love for us. We wish we could come over there more often but we just need the right promoters to call us and stuff like that.” At the time Ghostface wasn’t exactly sure who had signed off to … Continue reading Vents + Phaze One (M-Phazes & Emilio) to support Wu-Tang’s Australian Tour

Vents announces SA and VIC tour dates for Rollin’ Balls Tour!

The wait is finally over with the arrival of Vents new album Marked For Death and fresh tour dates announced this week for SA and VIC – see details below: Sunday 12th June (Queens Birthday Eve) – Gabrielles @ HQ – Adelaide  Friday 17th June – Esplanade Hotel Front Bar – Melbourne Saturday 18th June  – The Man Hotel – Falls Creek An imposing live performer Vents has toured nationally with Funkoars, and most recently Hilltop Hoods. In 2007 Vents enjoyed a level of mainstream success with his debut album Hard To Kill. The track Love Song was picked up by Triple … Continue reading Vents announces SA and VIC tour dates for Rollin’ Balls Tour!

Competition: Are you ‘Marked for Death’?

To celebrate the release of Vents’ – Marked for Death, Golden Era Records are running a competition to see who else is Marked for Death. Simply take the sleeve off your Vents CD and take a picture with the cross hairs on your face. E-mail your picture to markedfordeathface@gmail.com and the guys will upload it to their Facebook album and you will automatically be entered in to win an awesome Golden Era Prize Pack. If you haven’t heard the album yet download it from iTunes here. In the second of 3 webisodes, Trials, Ad-Fu and Vents lead you through the … Continue reading Competition: Are you ‘Marked for Death’?

Behind the scenes with ‘Vents – Marked For Death’ webisodes Pt. 1 + New leak “Everyday Is A Blast”

Go behind the scenes with Adelaide emcee Vents as he takes us inside his sophomore album Marked For Death, out May 13. In the first of 3 exclusive webisodes, Vents reveals what inspires him and offers a taste of new track, Rolling Balls. aahh interview with: Vents – Marked For Death: Militarism, Alienation & Unhappiness Since wrapping up touring in support of Hard To Kill Vents has been working on his sophomore album Marked For Death, once again enlisting Trials of the Funkoars to handle production duties. Trials has recently experienced a huge amount of success behind the boards – … Continue reading Behind the scenes with ‘Vents – Marked For Death’ webisodes Pt. 1 + New leak “Everyday Is A Blast”

Vents – History Of The World: Refix by Hau from Koolism

OK, here is the story. Hau from Koolism was meant to write a review for Adelaide emcee & Golden Era Records signee, Vents’, new album, Marked For Death (which is out early May) for Triple J Mag. Unfortunately/ fortunately, Golden Era Records sent the single for History of the World instead. On it was the instrumental. So Hau being a fan of the song and an emcee, he naturally wanted to do his thing over it. He had just bought a Rode USB mic to demo stuff up on and here it is. For the fun & love of making … Continue reading Vents – History Of The World: Refix by Hau from Koolism

Vents – Marked For Death (May 13): Militarism, Alienation & Unhappiness

Golden Era Records artist Vents is set to release his highly anticipated second album Marked for Death which will be in stores and online on May 13, 2011. The first single History Of The World has already been released to a whirlwind response. We catch up with Vents below for a quick chat about his new LP, the release of the single and much more. You have just dropped the first single from the soon to be released sophmore LP titled ‘Marked For Death’. The first single ‘History Of The World’ is a cracker. Tell us a little bit about … Continue reading Vents – Marked For Death (May 13): Militarism, Alienation & Unhappiness

Vents – History Of The World (Video)

Brand new single History of the World from Golden Era Record’s artist Vents available now.You can download the Trials produced single via iTunes, which features cuts by Trials’ Theory Of Face hombre Adfu. Here is what Vents has to say about ‘History of the World’ – “Basically ‘History of the World’ was inspired by me looking back through history and seeing a constant theme which was that of the class divisions within society. Regardless of economic, social or political changes there is a constant theme of one small segment of the population owns the lot and the rest of us … Continue reading Vents – History Of The World (Video)

Rappertag #33: Fubex

Rappertag started a few months ago when 360 ‘tagged’ in Urthboy. Since then we have seen the list of participating emcees grow and grow. To celebrate the first half of Rappertag (#1-28) and for no other reason then our man @sroc hooking us up – You can check out and download all the Rappertags (# 1-28) in HD 1080p or normal widescreen video – back to back! This is the 33rd instalment of Rappertag featuring Fubex That’s right all Rappertags #1-28 have been packaged beautifully in this video format. All you have to do is follow the download the link below (in your choice of HD or Widescreen) … Continue reading Rappertag #33: Fubex

Download Rappertag Compilation Part 1 (HD & Widescreen Video #1-28)

Rappertag started a few months ago when 360 ‘tagged’ in Urthboy. Since then we have seen the list of participating emcees grow and grow. To celebrate the first half of Rappertag (#1-28) and for no other reason then our man @sroc hooking us up – You can check out and download all the Rappertags (# 1-28) in HD 1080p or normal widescreen video – back to back! That’s right all Rappertags #1-28 have been packaged beautifully in this video format. All you have to do is follow the download the link below (in your choice of HD or Widescreen) and … Continue reading Download Rappertag Compilation Part 1 (HD & Widescreen Video #1-28)

Vents New Single ‘History Of The World’ Out Now

If you’ve been hanging for some angry political and social commentary from Adelaide local emcee Vents you are in luck, as his new single History Of The World dropped today on Golden Era. You can download the Trials produced single via iTunes, which features cuts by Trials’ Theory Of Face hombre Adfu. History Of The World is the first taste of Vents’ second album Marked For Death, which is being released on the Hoods’ label Golden Era on May 13. Vents’ sophomore album comes four years after his debut Hard To Kill. Check, buy and download History Of The World … Continue reading Vents New Single ‘History Of The World’ Out Now

2010 Look-Back Series #1: “Koolta – The Deportation EP”

Koolta is a 21 year old mc and producer hailing from the Adelaide Hills. In the last few years Koolta has contributed production and vocals on various local releases, such as K21’s – The Greenhouse compilation. In 2008 and 2009, Koolta shared the stage with K21 and DJ PT for a stack of shows around the country supporting the likes of the Funkoars, Drapht, Pegz, Vents, Terra Firma and C Rayz Walz. 2010 saw Koolta release his debut effort The Deportation EP. This 8 track EP written and produced entirely by Koolta is an impressive debut from this upcoming all-rounder. … Continue reading 2010 Look-Back Series #1: “Koolta – The Deportation EP”

The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out!

The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out! Shout outs to everyone for supporting our Queensland cousins in their time of need. With 10 acts and 5 DJ’s coming together this is looking like being a huge night!! A big shout out also goes to April77 for doing the artwork for free, Blue Max Music for helping to organise the event and all the artists involved for donating their time. A massive shout out goes to The Gov for hosting the event and for donating proceeds from the bar on the night, what an amazing gesture from … Continue reading The ‘SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief Fundraiser’ has sold out!

SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief feat. K21, Pagen Elypsis, Simplex, Social Change, Funkoars & Hilltop Hoods

On the 27th of January, SA’s Hip Hop community will be coming together at The Gov to raise money for the QLD flood relief. Hilltop Hoods, Funkoars, Vents, Simplex, Social Change, K21, Pagen Elypsis, Mase N Mattic are all on the bill with more acts to be announced shortly. The night will be hosted by Trials and tickets are only $20 so get in quick. A big thank you to The Gov who will be donating proceeds from the bar towards the QLD flood relief as well. This will be Hilltop Hoods only show in Adelaide this year!!! Purchase Tickets … Continue reading SA Hip Hop For Flood Relief feat. K21, Pagen Elypsis, Simplex, Social Change, Funkoars & Hilltop Hoods

Koolism update from Hau

Hau from the almighty Koolism crew has dropped the first mail out for 2011 – Recorded on the iPhone & Garage Band. Hau is rocking over ‘No Guest List’ from Oh No’s, ‘Dr. No’s The Oxperiment’. (Purchase Oh No @ iTunes: http://bit.ly/fDLKGH) In this update Hau celebrates Australia Day and  sends universal blessings out to all affected by the floods in Queensland. Sh*t is crazy. If you’re able to help, folks, please do. You can start here: http://www.qld.gov.au/floods If your missed the Triple J Hip Hop Show with Hau last night, you can catch it here. Hau had the pleasure … Continue reading Koolism update from Hau

Golden Era Records: Mixtape 2011. Hosted By Trials. Mixed By DJ Madcap

Golden Era Records with Hilltop Hoods present the Mixtape 2011, hosted by Trials and Mixed by DJ Madcap. Mixtape 2011 features all of the Golden Era Crew with a few special guests including Vents, DJ ADFU and Ash Grunwald. Here’s Vents with a snippet from The Discrete Charm Of The Bourgeoisie The track  appears on the Golden Era Mixtape 2011 Filmed & edited by Selina Miles. Get it here Golden Era Mixtape 2011 320kbps (Direct Link) Golden Era 2011 Tracklist 1. Intro 2. Sesta & Suffa – 99 Bottles 3. Pressure – The Fire 4. Briggs – Let It Burn … Continue reading Golden Era Records: Mixtape 2011. Hosted By Trials. Mixed By DJ Madcap

Golden Era Mixtape 2011 – Trials ‘Baby C’mon’ (Snippet)

The Funkoars Mr Trials re-imagines the legendary ODB’s Baby C’mon. The track will be appearing on the forthcoming Golden Era 2011 Mixtape (dropping January 17, 2011.) The Mixtape will feature new and old music from Hilltop Hoods, Funkoars, Vents & Briggs. Filmed & edited by Selina Miles. GOLDEN ERA MIXTAPE 2011 Tracklist 1. Intro 2. Sesta & Suffa – 99 Bottles 3. Pressure – The Fire 4. Briggs – Let It Burn 5. Funkoars – Lock Me Up 6. Vents – Love Song 7. DJ Reflux, DJ Debris & DJ ADFU – Portion Of The Raw 8. Funkoars Feat. Ash … Continue reading Golden Era Mixtape 2011 – Trials ‘Baby C’mon’ (Snippet)

What’s The Feel?! K21 – Greenhouse [Available Free]

One of the hardest workers in the business has just posted a his latest releases The Greenhouse up for FREE! K21, South Australian emcee and mic destoryer has decided to end the year with a gift for all you hip hop heads. To get the Greenhouse for free all you have to do is read on below. Look out for K21 in 2011. It’s bound to be a big year for him. Check the message from K21 below: What’s The Feel?! I’m hoping everyone has enjoyed their Xmas celebrations and are looking forward to the New Year and the festivities! … Continue reading What’s The Feel?! K21 – Greenhouse [Available Free]

Golden Era Records | Mixtape 2011 (Tracklist)

Golden Era Records with Hilltop Hoods present the Mixtape 2011, hosted by Trials and Mixed by DJ Madcap. Mixtape 2011 will feature all of the Golden Era Crew with a few special guests including Vents, DJ ADFU and Ash Grunwald. The mixtape will be availble early 2011. Check out the track listing below, exclusive to Beat.com.au and check the You tube Snippet if you haven’t already. So make sure to check back soon for more details. GOLDEN ERA MIXTAPE 2011 Tracklist 1. Intro 2. Sesta & Suffa – 99 Bottles 3. Pressure – The Fire 4. Briggs – Let It … Continue reading Golden Era Records | Mixtape 2011 (Tracklist)

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

Golden Era 2011 Mixtape (Jan 17, 2011)

This is a snippet from the forthcoming Golden Era 2011 Mixtape (dropping January 17, 2011.) The Mixtape will feature new and old music from Hilltop Hoods, Funkoars, Vents & Briggs. The beat in the video is Slaine’s ’99 Bottles’. Golden Era are currently running a sale for their online store. Use the voucher below to receive 15% off your order. For all of those producers out there…Golden Era heads Suffa and Trails have released drum samples for everyone to download and use. You can find the links to the downloads below. Suffa Drums Trials Drums Continue reading Golden Era 2011 Mixtape (Jan 17, 2011)

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

Raven – Ravenous 20Ten (December 3)

Following the success of his debut solo album Humble Beginnings (2008), Raven is back with his sophomore release Ravenous 20Ten. Rising through the underground of Melbourne Hip-Hop as an emcee with the group Lost Soulz, Raven emerged as a lyricist to watch out for. Featuring as a member of the Hungry Humans crew and Crate Cartel Records, he has cemented a name for himself as a well respected artist with vivid lyrical content and strong presence. Ravenous 20Ten combines traditional Hip-Hop with personal and politically charged topics to create a concept album where Raven observes two worlds; the world that … Continue reading Raven – Ravenous 20Ten (December 3)

Bigger Than Hip Hop Radio Show – Interview Preview With Suffa MC

Last week Paul from Bigger Than Hip Hop Radio Show spoke with Suffa MC from the Hilltop Hoods, this all went down during their tour of Canada just as they cool off from doing interviews for a while. Here’s some of what the guys had to say. Paul: Whereabouts are you guys at the moment? Suffa: We’re at Calgary Airport in Alberta Paul: Are you playing a couple of shows up there at the moment? Suffa: Yeah we’ve just done six shows here, and we’ve got two left on our Canadian tour. We’ve got a big show in Ottawa tomorrow … Continue reading Bigger Than Hip Hop Radio Show – Interview Preview With Suffa MC