Having recently signed to Big Village Records, Sydney hip-hop clique Beastside wasted no time in revealing their debut album Timeframed to the world, an impressive full-length driven by rapid bars over eclectic, UK-flavoured production. They’ll be launching the album at The Chippendale Hotel with support from the likes of Triple One. Huge.
Celebrating his new Layers album – which notably features OG Maco – elusive trap producer UZ will be headlining the sweat den that is Chinese Laundry, playing alongside a bass-filled lineup including Goldbrix and Ebony Boadu for their Friday night Bassic instalment.
Banquet at The World Bar is kicking on in Kings Cross this Friday night, with special guest DAWS (Mutual Friends/Vita) spinning tunes, fresh from Perth. She’ll be joined by the omnipresent Flexmami, making for a dynamic duo on headline duties. Live bands include the excellently-named Spruce Moose.
Feel like hitting the waters of Sydney Harbour with five hours of solid house and techno? Mantra Collective and THIS have teamed up for a picturesque aquatic adventure, captained by Romanian producers Cosmjn and Lizz, sailing off at sunset and well into the night.
FBi Radio dons Swiss Dank will be back at The Cliff Dive, playing all the best contemporary rap heaters ft. obnoxious ad-libs aplenty. Sean’don and The Rudy are in for the long haul, going back to back for seven hours straight. Strap in and get yourself a watermelon cocktail.