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HHV.de stocking ‘Fire In The Basement’ VINYL and CDs

German hip hop retailer HHV.de from Berlin, Germany now stock vinyl and CD copies of Context & Jimmy Flipshyt’s new EP ‘Fire In The Basement’.

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Coming Soon: The Crate Tape EP by Canberra rapper Stateovmind

About a year ago we put on a competition for MC’s to rap over Develop’s  Beats For The Masses Beattape. The winner would be rewarded with free beats for a joint project. Canberra rapper and member of our ACT brethren … Continue reading

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Context & Jimmy Flipshyt announce new EP “Fire In The Basement”

After a year in hiding, Context & Jimmy Flipshyt have announced that this August will see the release of their second joint EP, Fire In The Basement. Weighing in at a solid eight tracks, the EP features the classic boom … Continue reading

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A beatmakers journey – A guide on the do’s and dont’s when entering a beat battle

The story of how I made it to the 2014 Australasian Beatmaker Invitational… and lost. By  Apollo Grimez So, was sitting in my little home studio when I got an e-mail about the 2014 Australasian Beatmaker Invitational, which as far … Continue reading

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2 Minutes with Apollo Grimes

Beat maker and original member of the Beat Basement artist collective, Apollo Grimez is set to make his mark in 2014, with a beat/mix tape featuring some of the finest names in Australian Hip Hop. “2mins with Apollo Grimez” is … Continue reading

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Interview: Context & Jimmy Flipshyt

Dane One at the The.Borough shot and edited this little interview with Canberra Rapper Context and producer Jimmy Flipshyt. The clip also contains some live footage from the launch of the Shadows EP in Canberra.

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BIG DOG – the first track of THE SHADOWS EP is up for donwload

With the release of the THE SHADOWS EP in arms-reach Context & Jimmy Flipshyt have released one of the tracks on the EP as a free download through Triple J Unearthed. “Big Dog” is dedicated to all those of take … Continue reading

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Sample Cypher – beatmaking comp

Apollo Grimez, Develop and Jimmy Flipshyt are the architects of the sound of the Beat Basement. To showcase their skill we have created a monthly beatmaking competition. In every round of the competition the producers are challenged with the same … Continue reading

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Hip Hop and Sampling in 1988

A short documentary about sampling from the olden days. You’ll probably recognise some faces in there. De La Soul, Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, Beastie Boys…

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Ponch the Dutch + Jimmy Flipshyt join Beat Basement Records

Beat Basement Records just got a little grimier with the announcement of Ponch the Dutch + Jimmy Flipshyt joining the Cairns based label. As close associates to the Beat Basement Crew, collaborations between the two parties was always immanent, though … Continue reading

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