April 1st, 2009
Episode 5 of 16 episodes
THE MIDDLE EAST â“ Darkest Side This Townsville six piece have been featured on the Spunk Singles Club compilation. This track is off their debut EP, Recordings Of The Middle East, released May 2009. Theyâve played shows with Bill Callahan aka SMOG, Adelaideâs Leader Cheetah and Sydneyâs own Devoted Few. DANIMALS â“ Hornets Nest DANIMALS is 21 year old artist Jonti Danimals who was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was brought up on South African Music by his uncle before discovering acts like The Beach Boys, Stereolab, Madlib and J Dilla. You can also see him on stage as a member of Sydney group Sherlockâs Daughter but as Danimals, he often uses gaming consoles to record and play live. GREAT EARTHQUAKE â“ Track One Great Earthquake is the project of Noah Symons. Also a visual artist, Noah makes music with a similar feel to how you might witness a drawing being created. He has self-produced and recorded five albums in the last two years. Heavily influenced by the luscious surroundings of his home in Mt. Dandenong in Victoria. This is the first track off his album, Patterns in Nature. URTHBOY â“ Hell Song Starting out as an MC in the late 90s, URTHBOY is one of the founding members of Hip Hop group, The Herd and also the label manager of independent label, Elefant Traks. Theyâll be releasing his 3rd solo album, Spitshine in August 2009. The first taste off that is this track, produced by Sydney duo, Hermitude. You can get the mp3 free from his site, urthboy.com â“ or hear it hear on the Beforecast. KILLAQUEENZ â“ Mash Up the Show (LIVE EXCLUSIVE) This Sydney based Hip Hop duo originally hail from Uganda and Belize with Kween G and Belizean Bombshell drawing inspiration from their respective homelands. The girls first met at the 2000 Olympic Games where they were individually performing. Renowned for their high energy shows, they were nominated for Best Live Performance at the inaugural FBI SMAC Awards. Theyâve performed alongside the likes of Public Enemy, South Rakkas Crew, Tha Alkaholiks and plenty of other touring hip hop acts. Their debut album Sistarhood will be released in April 2009. It includes production from South Rakkas Crew, Katalyst, M-Phazes, and guest appearances by Buff1, Ru C.L., Spit Syndicate, Lady Chann and a bunch of other MCâs. This track was recorded by FBi at our night at Sydney Festivalâs Becks Bar where the ladies supported Portugalâs Buraka Som Sistema and is totally exclusive to the Beforecast.