OSUNLADE LIVE FEAT MILES BONNY

A new venue the Jewell of Brunswick is opening with a bang this friday night with Osunlade coming over for a one off show with 9 piece band and one of our favourite artists Miles Bonny of Melting Pot Music fame. Definitely worth checking out!

 

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STRETCH ARMSTRONG & BOBBITO REUNION SHOW

The legendary Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Garcia reunited on their former home and timeslot 1-5am on WKCR for a one off show last week. Check out the stream/download below. This show broke the who’s who of east coast hip-hop from Nas to Big L to Biggie. Lot’s of classic freestyles from their show’s history.

 

The Stretch Armstrong Show hosted by Bobbito special POP-UP show 02.22.13 by DjNastyVaz

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BEST OF THE WEST PARTY @ WORKSHOP

I’m playing alongside a great line up of local DJ”s at a West Coast only hip-hop party at the Workshop next week. My tip is make sure you check out HEATA, the man has an unbelievable west coast vinyl and tape hip-hop collection!

 

 

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DEFARI – LOCAL LIKE THE WEST OF THEM: THE LOST TAPES OF RUBY D MIXTAPE

 

Defari has just dropped a new mixtape project out of the blue with production from Madlib, Alchemist and more. Click the cover below of the download link!

 

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NUJABES – REST IN BEATS – LUV SIC WAX MUSEUM WEBSITE EXCLUSIVE

nujabes rib Jun Seba (Seba Jun, February 7, 1974 – February 26, 2010) was a Japanese hip hop producer and DJ who recorded under the name Nujabes (Nujabesu (Inspired from his own name “Seba Jun” read from right to left), the reverse spelling of his name in Japanese order. Nujabes was also owner of the Shibuya record stores, T Records and Guinness Records and founder of the independent label Hydeout Productions. He died in a car accident on February 26, 2010, aged 36.

Nujabes is best known for his approach to hip hop beats, often blending jazz influences into his songs creating a mellow, nostalgic and atmospheric sound. In addition to Japanese artists like Uyama Hiroto, Shingo02 and Minmi, Nujabes collaborated with various underground US hip hop acts such as CYNE, Cise Starr, Apani B, Five Deez, Substantial, CL Smooth, Fat Jon, Jose James, Terry Callier, as well as UK rapper Funky DL. He was also a member of the production duo Urbanforest, an experimental collaboration with Nao T.

nujabe studioNujabes was one of the most prolific contributors to the background music and soundtracks of Samurai Champloo, an anime which blends a feudal Japan setting with modern  anachronisms.

Hydeout productions have re-released some rare Nujabes and other Hydeout production vinyl. Its already sold out in Japan and we have some copies available.

These records will only be available on this website for the moment, we will have copies in store soon.

Buy Luv (sic) part 4 Here Buy Luv (sic) part 5 Here

 

Luv (sic) part 4

Luv (sic) part 5

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JOSE JAMES @ HI-FI BAR

Jose James has just released his latest effort on the legendary Blue Note Records which we currently have in the shop. It’s been well received by many with the usual soulful jazzy tones you’ve come to love about Jose’s vocals and harmonies. He’s stopping through Melbourne with local trailblazers Hiatus Kaiyote this friday night at the Hi-Fi Bar!

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BIONIC BOOGIE SESSIONS #6

Bionic Boogie cohorts Eddie Mac and Cam Run Tings are back with another installment of their monthly party taking their radio show into the live realm. They’ve already had some killer guests such as Maseo (De La Soul) in the short history. This month they’ve got LEFTO of Worldwide/Brownswood fame. One of the top taste makers of Europe joining in the fun. These parties are always about good music for music lovers and are intimate so don’t miss out and get in early!

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DJ SPINNA MELBOURNE SHOW

The legendary DJ Spinna returns to Melbourne this friday for a free show at the Espy!

 

 

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ELECTRIC SEA SPIDER ‘SUPERCASH’ LAUNCH

This Thing crew’s Electric Sea Spider launches his official debut album this friday at Mercat supported by a handful of local beat goodness! Check the album stream below and watch out for it dropping on wax in the near future!

 

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J DILLA TRIBUTE NIGHT MELBOURNE

The Condensed Milk crew are throwing another Dilla tribute night this friday 22nd at The Evelyn. Last’s years one was a hell of a party so make sure you get down for a good night! Details below!

Come and join us on the 22nd of February as we host an audio visual tribute to an artist who seamlessly fused the worlds of jazz, hip hop and everything in between into the songs we can not get enough of today. On this evening Local DJs and Producers will be playing music composed and inspired by J Dilla including unreleased tracks, live remixes and live MPC sets, Also Visuals on the night by Chronic Sans. Artists participating in the event include Hazel (France), M-Phazes, Amin PaYnE, SilentJay, Jackson Miles, Billy Hoyle, J Smith, and Rusty Ryan (UK). Proceeds from the event will be sent to Ma Dukes and the J Dilla Foundation.

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