Dr. Flea in-store appearance [prahran]

Debut EP from newest BTE family member Dr Flea. His introspective style, mixed with a healthy dose of street smarts makes for an impressive listen filled with emotive lyrics and visionary concepts. Dr Flea will be instore signing copies of his new EP.

Spit Syndicate – Sunday Gentlemen [OUT NOW]

Happy Release Day! We have limited signed CDs and posters available today.


Urthboy – Smokey’s Haunt 2LP

Our good friend Urthboy was kind enough to sign some copies of the limited edition, green vinyl press of  ”Smokey’s Haunt.”  These vinyls will only be available in store for our dedicated and loyal vinyl customers. No internet sales, no mail orders just walk into the store to purchase a copy.

To say stock is limited is an understatement. Get in quick.

Dialect & Despair – Self Evident – out now

Happy release day! Limited signed copies now in stock.

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 the historical legacies it has left behind by its champions.

Despair’s innovative production laced with traditional principles and samples, sets a vivid scene for the varied subjects explored by the vehement Dialect. Self Evidentboasts a list of high calibre guests including Vordul Mega, Total Eclipse, Beneficence, Melanie Rutherford, Malanin 9, S.I.T.H, Majestic Gage and D Flow.

Urthboy – Smokey’s Haunt

Happy release day Urthboy. Limited quantities  of the signed CD, moleskin book and poster pack now in stock.

Co-produced by Hermitude and Countbounce, Smokey’s Haunt is an incredibly produced album of storytelling, flow and melody. Urthboy is at his peak, weaving tales of the city with his past and present; celebrating life with a collection of songs balanced by the tension of light and darkness.


Happy release day to our brother and one time Obese Retail employee   1/6. We have a limited amount of signed CDs and posters available today.

Music – new release and restock vinyl and CD


Happy release day Skryptcha. Limited signed copies available in store today.

Crafted during the most pivotal years of his life, Mindful takes a considered look at Skryptcha’s unique journey thus far.

Mindful’s production was expertly handled by illustrious US producer Illmind, a long-time favourite beat-maker of Skryptcha’s. Throughout the album, a dynamic emcee-producer synchronicity is evident, Illmind setting a scene and Skryptcha telling the story seamlessly. The most comprehensive period of the duo’s artistic interaction took place during Skryptcha’s visit to Illmind’s studio in Brooklyn.

Music – local new releases

Some fresh new independent releases now in stock from Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney.


with limited bonus

FAT POCKETS – PHAT TAPE (while stocks last)








Mr Grevis – The Sampler

Happy release day MR GREVIS

Mr. Grevis is Western Australia’s audacious new hip hop representative. His impressive debut album The Sampler is a comprehensive body of music and lyricism which exhibits Grevis’s conscientious grasp of the genre. After turning heads with track ‘The Youth’, first premiered on triple j’s Unearthed, Mr. Grevis went on to release lead single from The Sampler - ‘Drift Away’featuring Melbourne songstress Jess Harlen to rave reviews. With its carefully assembled collection of premium beat-makers, select guest vocalists, and poignant themes, The Sampler is enlightened and honest.

More info here