Golden Era Records

Brisbane’s Jesswar inks distribution deal with Golden Era Records

July 12, 2017

If you haven’t yet heard of Jesswar, now is the perfect time to get yourself acquainted. The Brisbane-via-Fiji rapper has been generating serious momentum around her music over the last year; we first came across her in later 2016, her tune “Blue Roses x Red Violets” hooking our attention immediately. Since that discovery, we’ve been stoked […]

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$10,000 grant on offer for aspiring hip hop and soul artists with the 2017 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

February 15, 2017

The Hilltop Hoods Initiative is back for another year, with emerging Australian hip hop and soul artists encouraged to get involved for their chance to land a $10,000 grant courtesy of the Hoods and APRA AMCOS. Now in its 12th year, the Initiative has supported the work of the likes of Sarah Connor, I AM D and Jimblah – three […]

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Purpose makes debut as newest Golden Era Records artist via Adelaide collective’s 2016 cypher

December 21, 2016

The Golden Era Records Cypher is finally here! Hip hop heads have been hanging out for this one for what’s seemed like an absolute eon but considering the year the Adelaide hip hop label and its artists have had in 2016 – we shouldn’t have worried, the GE crew were always going to deliver. Swapping the 2015 cypher […]

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‘Not just a brown girl’: Aaradhna on finding herself in music and introducing her sound to Australian audiences

November 18, 2016

Overnight, the New Zealand Music Awards took place at Auckland’s Vector Arena, with Aaradhna making the headlines for refusing the Tui for Best Hip Hop Album. “I feel like if you’re putting a singer next to a hip-hop artist, it’s not fair.” she said, before giving her award to SWIDT. “I’m a singer, I’m not a rapper, I’m not […]

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Meet The Industry #002: Ben Martin (Adelaide)

September 5, 2016

In the second instalment of our new industry profile series, we head from the west coast down south to the home of Golden Era Records. Based out of Adelaide, the hip hop label has been providing a platform for not only the Hilltop Hoods to cultivate and release music, but their friends as well. Helping to foster […]

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New music festival, Umbrella: Winter City Sounds, taking over Adelaide July through into August

June 1, 2016

Adelaide’s winter hibernation season is about to get woken the eff up, with the announcement of the Umbrella: Winter Sounds festival, set to take over 60 different venues from July 15th through until August 7th. The new model will see more than 200 live music performances take place, thanks to funding from Arts SA and the […]

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