Waza Spread A Little Love

Caught in the fork in the road between the cinematic and the musical, Sydney beatmaker Waza fuses starry eyes and tender words with slick hip-hop sensibilities and an effortless throwback vibe. Taking his cue sonically from the likes of J Dilla, DJ Shadow and Pete Rock, Waza takes universal constants like love and attraction and distils them with master precision and a versatile brand of multi-instrumentalism, transcending the aural and the emotional and broadcasting it in CinemaScope and Technicolour. A profound appreciation of both hip-hop and cinema fused itself into Waza’s musical sensibilities from a young age, resulting in a … Continue reading Waza Spread A Little Love

The Havknotz – Listen Up Official Video

After making waves with Pave the Way feat. Arrnott Olssen and Wild Child feat. Cactus, The Havknotz release the video for the third chapter in the saga, Listen Up. The track has already proven it has teeth, after reigning at #1 on the triple j Unearthed hip hop charts for 2 weeks. The track is an upbeat, cheeky and unfailingly clever take on hip-hop party tracks. With MC Losty flipping classic lines, dope cuts from DJ Kilmer and slamming 90s throwback beat from Waza, this track slays the house every time the boys drop it in their live shows. The … Continue reading The Havknotz – Listen Up Official Video

The Havknotz – Wild Child

The Havknotz’s latest video Wild Child remains in the Top 5 of the Channel V Request Chart. After spending two weeks at the #1 position, the clip has just been tipped by Lada Gaga, but remains above Jason Derulo, Ellie Goulding, Arctic Moneys and Justin Bieber. Not bad for an independent Sydney Hip Hop outfit. Their sound is a powerful combination of both Rap and Rock but don’t you dare call them Nu Metal. The Havknotz – Losty, Waza and Kilmer are all about breaking new grounds with classic methods. Since their 2011 release, the group have performed with a … Continue reading The Havknotz – Wild Child

The Havknotz – Rise Above

The Havknotz are a groundbreaking local Hip Hop trio that have been active in the Sydney music scene for several years. Consisting of established emcee Losty, rock inspired multi-instrumentalist and beat maker, Waza and turntable veteran DJ Kilmer, their sounds is a powerful combination of rap and rock, performed with raw intensity and emotion. The Havknotz 2011 debut release, The Music-Life-Plan EP met glowing reviews across Australian media. The EP included collaborations with accomplished artists such as Ill Bill (La Coka Nostra), Sadat X (Brand Nubian), Rob Hurst (Midnight Oil), & DJ Morgs to name a few. Since then, The … Continue reading The Havknotz – Rise Above

The Havknotz – Music-Life-Pain EP

With MC Losty on Vocals, Waza on the bass and the beats and guests as diverse as Ill Bill (LA Coka Nostra), DJ Kilmer and Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil) on drums, as individuals they’ve done their time supporting everyone from Koolism to The Prodigy. Together they are The Havknotz and their Music-Life-Pain EP is unleashed Jan 21 2011, just ahead of their National tour supporting HED P.E, a major US player in the genre. MC Losty: Rhymes – Losty’s dynamic stage presence has seen him support Obi Trice, Koolism, Good Buda, The Prodigy, Scribe, Bone Thugs n Harmony and The … Continue reading The Havknotz – Music-Life-Pain EP