Track of the Day: Midas.Gold Feat. Boy Graduate “The Mood” (2019)

July 18, 2019

We’ve been anxiously waiting to see what’s next for one of Australian hip hop’s brightest stars, Midas.Gold, following last year’s huge two-step infused single “Passions”. Turns out it’s pushing away from the electronic waves of previous work and moving more towards contemporary hip-hop. Employing heavy use of auto-tuned effects and a spaced out production, Midas […]

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The 40 best hip hop and R&B tracks of 2018

December 20, 2018

2018 has been a very difficult year for ‘best of’ lists where hip hop and R&B is concerned. The often intertwined genres haven’t seen this much quality output for years, constant head-turning and critically acclaimed albums from artists both old and new have made the past 12 months the best in the scene since 2012. […]

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Track of the Day: Midas.Gold “Passions” (2018)

December 2, 2018

With a scorching sound that’ll inevitably burn through to numerous “best of” lists come New Years, Brisbane-based emcee Midas.Gold gets deeply experimental on “Passions”. The new track, released earlier this month and recently given the visual treatment, is a strong (2-)step towards fusing UK’s definitive Garage vibes with Midas’ frenetic performance, offering something vastly different […]

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The Mountain Goat Valley Crawl returns in February, hosting the Philly Jays, Gooch Palms & more

December 8, 2017

Returning to take over Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley for another year, the Mountain Goat Valley Crawl is lining up for another expansive party on February 17th. Next year, the Philadelphia Grand Jury, Gooch Palms, Jess Locke and more will take to stages throughout the city hub, including The Foundry, The Flying Cock and Black Bear Lodge. 35 artists have been confirmed for the Mountain […]

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Midas.Gold signs with 123 Agency; releases “Poppin” to cap off a stellar 2017

December 4, 2017

2017 has been very, very kind to Midas.Gold. From generating heat around his music on his own through the year’s early months, to bounding from stage to stage at BIGSOUND this September, the east coast rapper may be about the turn up onstage but there’s no mistaking that Midas.Gold is a young artist with drive and […]

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Sosefina’s picks: 11 acts who left a lasting impression at BIGSOUND

September 12, 2017

My third BIGSOUND brought with it some definite highlights, from corners I wasn’t expecting. There was a solid hip hop presence at this year’s festival, striking an instant contrast between the hard hitting MC’s and the usual fare of bands taking up on stages throughout the Valley. A main take away I came away from […]

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BIGSOUND 2017 comes to a triumphant end with sleepmakeswaves, Midas.Gold and more coming out on top

September 8, 2017

Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley saw out one final day and night live music and conferencing on Thursday, with BIGSOUND entering its last round, sending hundreds of musicians and delegates throughout participating venues to witness some great emerging artists, buzz bands and established favourites. The SA Music showcase in the afternoon took place at Ric’s Backyard, bringing together […]

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Confidence Man, West Thebarton & more open BIGSOUND 2017 with impressive flair

September 5, 2017

Over the next few nights Australia’s music industry will come together with musicians and fans to not only celebrate, but evolve and progress. In addition to endless showcases of homegrown talent across Brisbane’s best live music spaces, BIGSOUND will be brimming with keynotes, masterclasses, and industry events where some of the biggest issues behind the scenes […]

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BIGSOUND artist count rises to 133 with latest round of confirmed names dropped today

July 27, 2017

BIGSOUND has bolstered its 2017 artist list with a stack of new names being released today, taking the official count to 133 (so far). The list sees some BIGSOUND debutantes in the mix with some returning names and a block of Australian favourites set to mix it up in Fortitude Valley this September 5th – 9th. […]

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Midas.Gold announces Australian headline tour dates for February

November 15, 2016

Emerging Australian hip-hop talent Midas.Gold is set to tour his new music in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne early 2017. Recently gaining fans across the nation with his unique sound that brings a fresh and exciting new element to the Aussie hip-hop scene. The Brisbane born artist dropped his debut EP, For What It’s Worth last […]

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Single of the Day: Midas.Gold “Work It Out” (2016)

August 18, 2016

Midas.Gold is here to make you work it out. The latest track from the Brisbane rapper is smooth and catchy as hell – the perfect new beat released to get fans keen for his upcoming September and October tour! Bass heavy, hook laden and slick to the ear, “Work It Out” has producer Jangus lay his […]

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Single of the Day: Midas.Gold “$$$” (2016)

May 13, 2016

Brisbane’s Midas.Gold is not playing around. The rapper is emerging out of the Sunshine State with a sound that shows potential in stacking up strong with some of the country’s best new kids on the block right now and in new single, “$$$”, Midas.Gold shines. https://soundcloud.com/dfromkings/prod-harvey With production by Harvey and ATHD adding punch to Midas.Gold’s rhymes, “$$$” is […]

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Single of the Day: Midas.Gold “000000” (2015)

December 15, 2015

Midas.Gold has dropped a piece of attention grabbing rap in “00000” – it’s fast paced, backed by an addictive beat and is delivery with a quick fire punch. Midas.Gold has been getting some due props this year touring with both Ivan Ooze and Hau and it looks like 2016 is only looking to be another […]

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