OH NO — It’s time to blaze it up Sydney!
Stones Throw Records’ heavyweight MC and beatmaker Oh No has been killing it for years. The son of a cult 70′s soul singer & brother of the infamous beats maestro Madlib, Oh No has been blazin up beats and rhymes worthy to fill the massive shoes left before him. The master of reinvention, Oh No has been known to flip everything from world beats to soundtracks and pop samples into his unique blend of smoked out worldly hip hop instrumental perfections, not to mention rhymes that rival the most killa kush you ever smoked. You dig?!
Oh No is best known for his critically acclaimed underground beat records Ethiopium and The Oxperiment under his Dr. No alias as well as gracing the mic with now legendary albums Disrupt, Exodus Into Unheard Rhyme. Most recently he released the Gutter Water with The Alchemist for their new project Gangrene which is keeping heads nodding.
As a producer, Oh No is hard out in demand, having rocked beats for legends such as Aloe Blacc, De La Soul, AG (of New York’s infamous D.I.T.C crew), Murs, Mos Def, Madlib, Percee P, The Alchemist and of course the late and great J Dilla — just to name a few. The man Oh No digs up the most obscure samples from the deepest corners of the world to rock beats that are felt by the top tier of MC’s and musicians who know the real shit when they hear it.
Oh No feat. J Dilla & Roc C – Move music video
Dark Horse is a new creative collaboration between four of Sydney’s most elusive and musically twisted music makers. Combining brooding and soulful vocals, blunted beats n breaks, slick-wristed turntablism, and horns n effects. Klevakuts steps away from the 1200s to lead the Dark Horse on MPC duty, sampling rhythms and punching out patterns for the heads who know what digging is. Morphingaz accompanies the hip hop beats with deft cuts, storybook solos and dynamic improvisation to enhance the musical pastiche of what Dark Horse represents. Muma Megs’ deep soulful voice rides the tracks with songs and harmonies fit to accompany a soundtrack to a film featuring aliens, angels and white volcanoes, while horn player GUS effects his trumpet to layer and further texture this deep, dark rich cacophony.
Mr. Clean has been a name in Sydney’s underground hip hop scene as far back as most cats can remember. Potent hard hitting flows and crazy metaphors wrapped up in some serious wordplay.
Clean has been rocking some big time shows like Big Day Out, Good Vibes and Days Like This and is currently recording his long awaited debut album, featuring production by Colourd Noyz and Katalyst. We’ll be hearing an exclusive taste of the album from Clean for his set at Cold Crush.
Oh No Australian tour dates
Melbourne: Friday February 25
Oh No plus DJ Bonez, Plutonic Lab, Dizz1, JPS + Nam, Aoi, Sizzle & Ishu
2 Coverlid Place Melbourne
Adelaide: Saturday February 26
Oh No plus David L, Aoi, Soulshine, Ocky & Alex
HQ Complex (Gabrielle’s Bar)
1 North Terrace Adelaide