Joelistics In The Morning Tour

Joelistics’ has opened up a new lane in local hip hop with his debut album Voyager, and latest single In the Morning suggests that he’s confidently moving further from the pack. Celebrating the realness of living in the moment without glossing over absent milestones, In The Morning is so much more than a left field indie rap anthem. Drawing on influences from ‘80sera English post punk and ‘90s grunge through to hip hop, the Melbourne-based MC, producer and singer offers us a ride into his trademark excursions into the human psyche. The single is taken from new album Blue Volume, set for … Continue reading Joelistics In The Morning Tour

Joelistics – The Shining EP

Following on from Joelistics’ debut from 2011, Voyager, is his electro mutant 7 track remix EP featuring new single The Shining. The Shining picks up where Joelistics left off, forging ahead and pushing his sound further outside the realms of hip hop, into a land of pulsing electro and lush electronica. He hasn’t abandoned the backstory though, with remixes plunging the EP back into hip hop. The charisma and adventurousness of one of our best lyricists shines through in this reimagined format. Lending their remix touch to Joelistic’s material include TZU band-mate Count Bounce, Monkey Marc, Indie dance outfit Rufus, … Continue reading Joelistics – The Shining EP

Joelistics announces Voyager Tour

Joelistics announces Voyager Tour, fresh from supporting the likes of The Herd and Lowrider, Joelistics gets set to hit the road for his first solo tour. Joelistics has been on a roll since his debut solo release Voyager. The uplifting single Glorious Feeling was met with high fives nationwide as radio embraced it and critics praised Joelistic’s gifted songwriting. Not only can the lad craft a punchy song and coin a sticky phrase but he’s also one of the most charismatic showmen in Australian music. The Voyager Tour Dates: Joelistics with special guests Ishu. Presented by Elefant Traks, SHM & Premier Artists Friday 22 … Continue reading Joelistics announces Voyager Tour

Joelistics – Voyager Records Episode 2

This is the second episode of Voyager Records, Joelistics’s new series. Things are pretty bad in the future, everyone is pretty much dead. In amongst this post-apocalyptic backdrop, Joelistics decides to open a record store with six records and a box of cdr-s. This is his story. The adventures of Joelistics continue in Voyager Records Episode 2 http://www.joelistics.com Written and directed by Peter Brennan Introducting Voyager, the debut solo record from producer, rapper and singer Joelistics (TZU) Regarded as one of the most charismatic lyricists in hip hop, Joelistics is one of the most gifted freestylers to have never battled; a … Continue reading Joelistics – Voyager Records Episode 2

Joelistics – Voyager: ‘Stage 3 of 13: Days’

Joelistics: Days was one of the only songs I wrote from scratch when I got back to Australia. I was trying to come to terms with the large debt I had incurred from my travels and was considering the immediate future and asking myself a series of depressing questions: Do I want to try and make a living off music again? Should I buckle down and get a real job? Where the hell is my centre? Does anything I do matter? Do I even like rapping any more? All the questions that one eventually comes to once the thrill of … Continue reading Joelistics – Voyager: ‘Stage 3 of 13: Days’

Joelistics joins Lowrider Tour + launches new web series & single

Fresh from captivating crowds on the sold-out Herd tour, Joelistics is gearing up to do it all again – this time joining Lowrider on their Hold On national tour. Joelistic’s debut solo record Voyager is out May 20 on Elefant Traks and his new single Glorious Feeling in now playing on Triple J and is available for purchase below. He has also created a hilarious new web series to accompany the release. See the first episode right here.  Hold On Tour with Lowrider Wed 11th May Wollongong Harp Hotel http://www.oztix.com.au   / 1300 762 545  Thurs 12th May Canberra Transit Bar … Continue reading Joelistics joins Lowrider Tour + launches new web series & single

Joelistics: Voyager Records – Episode 1

This is the first episode of Voyager Records, Joelistics’s new series. Things are pretty bad in the future, everyone is pretty much dead. In amongst this post-apocalyptic backdrop, Joelistics decides to open a record store with six records and a box of cdr-s. This is his story. Written & Directed by Peter Brennan. Joelistics first single Days is an uplifting post-travel come down jam. A celebration of doing what you love, only truly realised once it’s questioned. Days, with its shoegazer backdrop and heartfelt lyrics, is not an entirely reliable indicator of his upcoming debut Voyager, out May 6 on Elefant Traks. But like any great adventure the album … Continue reading Joelistics: Voyager Records – Episode 1

Joelistics – Days: First single from the new Joelistics album “Voyager” (May 6)

Joelistics first single Days is an uplifting post-travel come down jam. A celebration of doing what you love, only truly realised once it’s questioned. Days, with its shoegazer backdrop and heartfelt lyrics, is not an entirely reliable indicator of his upcoming debut Voyager, out May 6 on Elefant Traks. But like any great adventure the album has many twists and turns and this is just one of them. Days is available to download now from http://www.elefanttraks.com – pay what you want or below. Joelistics will be touring in support of The Herd in March/April: Tour Dates: Thurs March 31, The Cambridge, Newcastle … Continue reading Joelistics – Days: First single from the new Joelistics album “Voyager” (May 6)

Joelistics – Heart Remains {New album ‘Voyager’ drops May 6}

With its nod to 90s electronica, Heart Remains captures the vivid lyricism of Joelistics’ debut solo album. This is not the first single – just a taste for you folks that have been waiting so long. The album is called Voyager and is released on Elefant Traks May 6th 2011. From his time with TZU, Joelistics is regarded as one of the most charismatic frontmen in hip hop, one of the best freestylers to have never battled; a true storyteller influenced by shoegazer electronica and folk as much as classic boom bap hip hop. Self-produced and written in France, Mongolia, … Continue reading Joelistics – Heart Remains {New album ‘Voyager’ drops May 6}

Elefant Traks Welcome New Signing: Joelistics

Elefant Traks welcome new signing: Joelistics!! His debut solo album is called Voyager and it drops May 6. From his time with TZU, Joelistics is regarded as one of the most charismatic frontmen in hip hop, one of the best freestylers to have never battled; a true storyteller influenced by shoegazer electronica and folk as much as classic boom bap hip hop. Self-produced and written in France, Mongolia, China and Australia, Voyager taps into themes of travel, modern world paranoia and growing older. The first single airs late March.  Elefant Traks believe he’s got an absolutely cracking record on his hands and we tend … Continue reading Elefant Traks Welcome New Signing: Joelistics