Music, Sight & Sound

LISTEN: Mantra’s new single “Break Tradition”

Melbourne’s favourite goateed MC, Mantra, has debuted his new single “Break Tradition”. The rhymesmith’s latest track is from his forthcoming new album Telling Scenes, due September 13th.

An ex member of funk, reggae, hip hop outfit Illzilla, Mantra broke out solo with the release of his 2010 album Power of the Spoken, which earned itself ‘Feature Album of the Week’ on Triple J.

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Where Is Your Mind?

This past Wednesday I went to the local Melbourne studios for Triple J radio (Australia’s national “youth” radio station) with one of our artists and recorded a few songs that included a hip-hop refix of the Pixies’ “Where Is My Mind?” (the Pixies are conveniently touring Australia early next year)

So far the response has been great and we’re yet to hear the backlash of indie snobbery and the usual half-brain anti-Australian hip hop sentiment (for the life of me I will never understand this, but more at a later date).

Here’s the audio stream of the event that included an acoustic rendition of his current single, and of course, the Pixies redux: