SimmerDown Productions are proud to announce the first ever Australian appearance of OC from the infamous Hip Hop crew D.I.T.C. SimmerDown have reached out to get arguably one of the underground’s finest MCs to Australia in February 2015. OC’s first album ‘Word…Life’ to his follow up Jewelz has established him as a foundation contributor of the New York Boom Bap sound. Not to mention his contribution to the DJ Premier produced classic Return of the Crooklyn Dodgers which also featured Masta Ace, Chubb Rock and Jeru the Damaja. In 2012, OC joined forces with a true school Detroit producer Apollo … Continue reading OC (DITC) + Brad Strut Australian Tour
Few rival the dedication Adelaide hip hop duo Dialect & Despair show their genre. The young pair; emcee Dialect and producer Despair, have already earned themselves international notoriety as a result of their infallible commitment to keeping hip hop culture alive. With a passion for maintaining a universal hip hop culture, Self Evident focuses on the music, principles and stories behind the movement, whilst blending the old with the new. A year on, and Self Evident is still gracing our platters. Below we catch up with emcee Dialect to discuss their previous year and all its happenings. Your sophomore album titled … Continue reading Interview: Dialect & Despair: A Testament To The Art
Few rival the dedication Adelaide hip hop duo Dialect & Despair show their genre. The young pair; emcee Dialect 22 and producer Despair 26, have already earned themselves international notoriety as a result of their infallible commitment to keeping hip hop culture alive. D & D have evolved since the release of debut album The Vortex in 2010, with their rare quality of emcee/producer synchronicity strengthened and all manner of new experiences under their belts. Due for release on October 31st 2012, Dialect & Despair’s second album Self Evident is testament to their passion for their craft, its culture and … Continue reading Dialect & Despair – Self Evident
From their upcoming second album Self Evident comes Dialect & Despair’s lead single New Testament, produced by Despair, with cuts by Total Eclipse (The X-Ecutioners), and performed by Dialect. The track sets the tone for the whole record; with its emphasis on sharp lyricism, and supreme production. “Music/Hip Hop is not limited to what’s popular or current, it is very much a feeling. So we are making records for our generation of Hip Hop fans to be appreciated in any era, whilst pushing the art forward.” -Dialect Thematically, the album focuses on the cultural experience of Hip Hop, and speaks on … Continue reading Dialect & Despair – New Testament feat. Total Eclipse
Uknowho Records are pleased to present the brand new single from South Australian duo Dialect & Despair. The track titled New Testament features Total Exlipse from the X-Ecutioners and is the lead single from their soon to be released album Self Evident. You can grab the track right now from iTunes by following the link below. Video Credits: A Studio Sunkie | Young Black Youth production. Director / Producer / Production Designer / Director of Photography – Nima Nabili Rad. Co-Producer / Editor / Colourist – Daniel Principe. Co-Producer / Production Designer – Justin Pollheim. Purchase || Uknowho Records || … Continue reading Dialect & Despair – New Testament featuring Total Eclipse
Hip Hop Flood Relief with Pharoahe Monch and Boogie Blind, this Friday night at The Corner Hotel. It’s been a devastating week for Queenslanders, so New York and local Hip Hop artists have rallied together with Mistrust Music to raise money for the flood victims. Just recently on our shores, Pharoahe Monch is back with his mind blowing technical skills and lyrical mastery. Joining him is Boogie Blind from the legendary X-Ecutioners plus a host of Aussie talent. More acts to be announced soon! Pharoahe Monch, Boogie Blind, Promoe (Looptroop), Briggs, Tourettes & Young Lean, Mantra, Prequel, Thief & Wolfgram … Continue reading Hip Hop Flood Relief – Briggs, M-Phazes and more!
‘Tom Thum appears to have swallowed an entire orchestra and several backing singers’ The Guardian (UK) ‘There are not enough superlatives to describe the wonder of this beatboxing virtuoso – I am still trying to figure out how he got those sounds out of his mouth’ The Daily Telegraph (UK) ‘The mic master seems to have an orchestra living in his throat: trumpet blasts, guitar strums and samples from classic songs including Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” effortlessly spout from his mouth’ Time Out, NY These are apt quotes to describe the performance of one of Australia’s most prominent and respected … Continue reading allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Tom Thum – The Versatile Voicebox
It’s The Joint will be the biggest hip hop party Adelaide has seen this year and everyones invited to come party down at the Adelaide UniBar. With a lineup like this, you are guaranteed the best night of 2010. Adroit Effusive w/ DJ Snair Pagen Elypsis Headstrong Company Realizm DJ Sanchez DJ Despair And very special guests who will both be rocking full sets… Evidence (of Dilated Peoples) Total Eclipse (of X-Ecutioners) Oh and not to mention with the good people at Coopers sponsoring the event as part of Coopers Alive 2010….. you know there will be great drink specials. … Continue reading Coopers Alive 2010 – It’s The Joint! [ADL]