To celebrate the release of Geko AKA Phil Gektor‘s new album Real Heads Don’t Listen, Gek has put out free The Hippies EP.

Listen to the third track on the EP here:

KOGZ: PIECE OF MIND, OUT 16.05.14 (digital release only)

Kogz, one of Perth’s younger emcee’s to emerge recently, has been working on his debut project for the good part of a year now.

After entering a competition for ‘up and coming’ rappers organised by SBX member Mr. GrevisKogz won a weeks worth of studio time with Rob Shaker.  The opportunity allowed Kogz to adapt his idea for a project from mixtape to full LP. Supporting Grevis a couple of times, the young emcee caught the attention of a few local stalwarts of the Perth scene.

Guest verses and collaborators on the album include Mr. GrevisBitter BeliefCompleteSeverSoma and Still J. With production mainly from Rob Shaker, but also featuring beats from Matt RafleSoma and Creed Birch.

Follow Kogz on Facebook

Purchase link coming soon.


After what has been a strategically and seductively long lead up to its release, Thundamentals are back once again with third album So We Can Remember. Members Jeswon, Tuka and DJ Morgz have every reason to be confident about the album’s reception on the 2nd of May this year. The trio have already enjoyed the success of their first single ‘Smiles Don’t Lie’ ranking at #32 on Triple J’s Hottest 100 for 2013, and second single ‘Something I Said’ featuring Thom Crawford ahead of the album’s release. Both tracks were added straight to triple j, charting well across iTunes, ARIA and Spotify.

Putting a new spin on their much-loved sound, So We Can Remember sees the Thundas embrace modern production elements and song structure to brilliant effect. Rappers in their prime; emcees Tuka and Jeswon are absolute professionals at their craft. The two impress with their trademark mischievous exchange. All beats are produced by DJ Morgz, who has skilfully constructed something wondrous to behold in every track.

Guest’s featured on So We Can Remember include Solo (Elefant Traks), Mataya, Ev Jones, Thom Crawford, Steve Clisby and Laneous.

Purchase So We Can Remember from iTunesJB Hi-Fi or Soul Clap Records.

The So We Can Remember National Tour has begun, so make sure you don’t miss out on tickets for a show near you!

Follow Thundamentals on facebook and twitter


Big up Thundamentals for landing feature album on both triple j and FBi Radio this week! It is of course the week of release for their brand new album SO WE CAN REMEMBER, which drops this Friday!

Speaking of this Friday; if you’re in the area head down to Obese Records Prahran between 4pm & 5pm to meet Jes, Tuka and Morgz. You could have your copy of SO WE CAN REMEMBER signed by the guys!

Haven’t ordered one yet? Get yours from:

JB Hi-Fi or Soul Clap Records

Chasm: Night Vision EP, Out 16.05.2014

Chasm’s final release from his four part EP series comes in the form of Night Vision. This time, Chasm has teamed up with UK rap legend Blak Twang for the EP’s entirety.

After working together on Chasm’s last album This Is How We Never Die, the two developed a strong collaborative bond. A short while later Blak Twang flew out to Australia to hook up with Chasm again. The result was the Night Vision EP, fresh and full of scope.

The feel of the EP travels from chilled and summery to moody and dark. Imagery is vividly brought to life by Blak Twang, the grimy streets of London materialise through his rhymes.

In lead single ‘Summer’, Chasm features Blak Twang, and Australian Kings of hip hop Ozi Batla (The Herd/Astronomy Class) and Hau (Koolism/triple j hip hop show). A chilled out track; ‘Summer’ is set alight by its warm strings and laid back beats.

As a producer, Chasm has become synonymous with the local hip hop scene, never failing to deliver innovative, quality music, and Night Vision is no exception to the rule.

“I came up listening and being inspired by Blak Twangs music. ‘So Rotton’ was an anthem for a lot of people I was around back then. So it was an honour and kind of unbelievable for me to work with the God himself. Just having him in the studio was a privilege’. – Chasm

Watch the video for first single ‘Summer’:

Purchase ‘Summer’ from iTunes here.

EP pre-order link coming soon.

Omac: Inside My Insomnia, Out 09.05.2014

Omac of The Psych Ward crew has wasted no time since entering the local scene in Perth. He has released numerous mix-tapes and free music online, as well as performing at dozens of memorable shows over the last few years. Omac has opened for international hip hop acts such as Jeru the DamajaNaughty By NatureObie TriceHopsin and Masta Ace.

Twice touring nationally as a support to Kerser, Omac is now preparing for his own national tour for the 2nd part of 2014 to showcase debut album Inside My Insomnia.

The 16 track album is produced by Rob Shaker and is blessed with beats from the likes of WA’s finest in Dazastah, Rights, Raiz, MX Axis, Cortext, Paulie P, Optamus, and Creed Birch. Feature artists include the legendary Layla, Bitter Belief, Complete, Deezy, Monique, Polaroid & M.O.C.

Buy your copy here.


This year the crew at Obese Records Prahran will have local DJs and producers – Sheriff Rosco, Dyl Thomas, Alter Ego and Slap618 – dropping by to spin a selection of hip hop, funk, soul and more.
Expect limited edition RSD releases from local labels Crate Cartel, Pang Productions and Elefant Traks plus (fingers crossed) some US stock.
BURN CREW have printed a limited edition RSD t-shirt exclusively for the store and available on the day.

Click here for more details  


A true pioneer of the Australian Hip-Hop scene, DJ Vame is back in 2014 with new album Decorus Vulnero Delectatio.

DJ Vame has assembled the country?s most hardcore MCs to create an album that tours the dark side of the world, a trip through the minds and lives of psychos and killers.

The album features TorntsBigfootReasonCiecmate, Axxin the Supernova (US), AJ (UK), The Holy SinnerDJ K-WorksMute MC and many more.

Purchase Decorus Vulnero Delectatio from JB Hi-Fi or Soul Clap Records.

Follow DJ Vame on facebook.



The crew at Obese Records are set to resurrect your faith in hip hop this Easter Sunday blessing the dance floor with old school classics, dance floor rump shakers and underground head bangers. Taking you to church is Melbourne’s turntable Queen – DJ Ayna, Discourse (Crate Cartel), Slap618 (Obese Records) and T-Nuc (Rawthentic Records) with Carl Allison on the visuals/VJ tip. Be born again with the testament of real hip hop this Easter Sunday. Give-aways from Obese Records throughout the night.


Almost 4 years since Melbourne underground rapper Kid Selzy released The Creepshow LP he now returns with the highly anticipated follow up album Dial M for Melbourne.

Themes range from stories of St. Kilda locals, to the effects anti-depressants and being homeless. There are also songs about everyday life and how Kid Selzy views the world. Listening to the vivid images he paints with words the audience is able to see the world though his perspective.

The Dial M for Melbourne LP release has only two collab tracks as Selzy wanted people to buy the album for artist, not the guests appearing on it. GargoyleGutz Illuminate feature on a banging posse cut and Hospa the Horrible drops a verse about a binge. The rest of the album is a personal journey into Selzy‘s life and thought processes.

Production for the album is handled by EndemicTorntsIllumiateBonezy 2 BladezWikPaddy-OKid Selzy and more.
Dial M for Melbourne will be released on April 4th through Selzy‘s independent label Frank Castle Entertainment co-owned by a.DD with distribution handled by Obese Records.

Watch the music video for ‘In The Past’:

Follow Kid Selzy on facebook.