Briggs & Trials announce A.B. ORIGINAL project, release videos & debut tour dates!

March 29, 2016

This has been a collaboration we’ve been waiting to be officially announced for some time now, so the fact that Briggs and Trials have finally gone and dropped details of their A.B. ORIGINAL project…we couldn’t be more excited. The two hip hop wordsmiths and fire live performers first came up with the idea to come together and make some brilliant music after […]

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Ivan Ooze called out for ignorant Instagram post, draws angry response from Remi, Briggs…

March 27, 2016

Ivan Ooze last night found himself in a bit of a social media bind, that opened up a whole other conversation that many keep coming back to time after time again. The rapper foolishly uploaded an Instagram video to newly made account @unicorn.tracy of himself Crip walking. A bit of fun, quite clearly, but the caption […]

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Opinion: Australia – Where highlighting racism is more offensive than committing the act itself.

March 4, 2016

Many well-known Australian figures have faced a tirade of online abuse in response to naming and shaming those who think it’s appropriate to don blackface to a party. Recently, a photo of two young Victorian men dressed up as Indigenous Australians, complete with blackface, surfaced on Facebook. The post, which was shared by Victorian woman Sis […]

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Watch Aamer Rahman & Briggs discuss ‘Australia Day’ and their feelings surrounding the national holiday

January 25, 2016

As many of us spend Australia Day enjoying time off work, tuning into the Hottest 100, celebrating the public holiday with family and mates, many will also be acknowledging the darker historical element of January 26th, a chapter of Australian history that cannot be ignored yet still is by a large percentage of Australians. The […]

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Live Review: Slum Village + Briggs + Conkarah – The Basement, Sydney (02.01.16)

January 5, 2016

You can’t have a conversation about hip-hop in Detroit without special mention to Slum Village; though the group’s line-up may have changed over the years, they are still an essential part of the city’s sound and play a big role in keeping the legacy of J Dilla, a former member, alive and well, in turn […]

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Gang of Youths, Courtney Barnett, Tame Impala among J Award nominees for 2015!

November 1, 2015

It’s officially Ausmusic Month again and this morning, Triple J have announced the nominees up for various J Awards this year. Of course, some incredibly talented musicians have been recognised for Australian Album of the Year, Unearthed Artist of the Year, Double J Artist of the Year and Australian Music Video of the Year awards […]

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Finalists Announced for The Age Music Victoria Genre Awards

October 20, 2015

To celebrate Victoria’s diverse contemporary music scene, Music Victoria is presenting the third annual Age Music Victoria Genre Awards. Finalists were announced earlier this morning by Patrick Donovan, CEO of Music Victoria. Specially selected expert panels voted on the best music across genres, from jazz to hip hop, global and heavy, and nominated the top five releases and acts of […]

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Courtney Barnett, Marlon Williams, Briggs & more Woodford-bound this December!

October 19, 2015

The Woodford Folk Festival have delivered a strong line up for their 30th anniversary festival this December, representing a diverse and extremely talented group of musicians set to spend the final days of the year up at Woodfordia. Six days and nights of music sounds like a pretty awesome way to wrap up a year, […]

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Courtney Barnett, Jess Ribeiro, Totally Mild and The Peep Tempel among the nominations for the Age Music Victoria Awards 2015

October 9, 2015

The largest publicly voted music awards in the country, The Age Music Victoria Awards, have announced the nominees for 2015, highlighting the best of contemporary, Victoria-based Australian music in the past 12 months and celebrating the enormous success of our very fine, very strong industry. As always, the awards will also shed light on the […]

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Live Review: Drapht + Muph & Plutonic + Thundamentals + Briggs – Palace Theatre (23.09.11)

September 26, 2011

I normally don’t head to hip hop shows. After tonight, I probably won’t head to another hip hop gig for a while. For starters, it was a very cold, very uninviting night to head on out to a gig for. I had been put in a bad mood by security already (note to self: don’t […]

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