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Best Album of 2012! ……that was released by me


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Did I tell you about that time I released an album for ‘pay what you want’ download?  No?  Well, I’m about to tell you now!

Firstly, download it here: http://iamfg.bandcamp.com

It’s 13 tracks (at least…….) long and has some great guest appearances from Empty, G-box, Wisdom2th, Hallows and DJ Silence (and maybe even ASAP……..).

I finished this one in November last year and only just then realised that I never told you folks about it (mostly because I’m doing all my blogging at http://www.thecommunity.com.au/FG now).  Anyway, download it and enjoy!

Let me know what you think.

PEESHE
FG

P.S You can also buy a hardcopy on CD if you want.

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Posted by on January 4, 2013 in Album, Hip Hop, Making Space Album, Production

 

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I take it back like Spinal Tap…


Hey hombres,

I haven’t blogged on this site for a long arse time.  I make no excuses nor apologies – I’m just really sorry it’s because I’ve been blogging on my artist page at: http://www.thecommunity.com.au/fg

I don’t know why I’ve decided to resurrect this blog for the moment, but why the hell not, really?

A good friend of mine won a remix competition today.  His name is Renz and he can be found here.  The competition was for a relatively well-known rapper in Australia called Seven.  And, even tho the global audience probably has no idea who I’m talking about, Renz was up against some very stiff competition including Rob Shaker, C1 and Megatroid.  But he won and more power to him I reckon.

Here’s the remix:

Anyways, have a listen to the song and drop him a line at http://www.facebook.com/renzzoner – he’s a charming chap and he has beats for days, weeks, months, years…

PEESHE
FG

 
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Posted by on July 22, 2012 in Audio production, Hip Hop, Production

 

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End of Birthdays.


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I have some sad news.  I will be posting (even) less on this blog than usual.  But this sad cloud has a silver lining.  The reason I will be posting less here is because I’ve been welcomed into the open arms of The Community and will, instead, be blogging mostly at their site – http://www.thecommunity.com.au/fg.

Needless to say, I’m pretty excited about becoming part of The Community.  I’ve blogged about them before but for those that don’t know, The Community is a music and arts collective based in Perth, Australia but with connections to artists across the whole country and internationally.  It was founded by Diger Rokwell and Triple M.U.M eight years ago and has since been going from strength to strength.  With members such as Mathas, Ourobonic Plague, Marksman, Wisdom2th, The Empty Cup and ASAP I have to admit that I feel a bit outclassed but it’s not competitive or combative so it’s still a cosy fit.  The Community defiantly declares that it is “not a crew” but a loose association of active musicians and artists with a communitarian and do-it-yourself attitude (which are not mutually exclusive terms – as any independent artist knows).

On that note, The Community is celebrating its 8th Birthday today from 7:30pm at The Bakery in Northbridge, Perth.  So if you’re a Perfian and you’re looking for something to do then come on down.  It’ll be a killer night with the likes of The Boost Hero Man, NAIK and DOS4GW with (US emcee) GDP sure to blow the fucking roof off.

Anyway, I will still be dropping in here when I can to talk rubbish about zombie films and audio gear but be sure to sink your claws into my blog at The Community if you want to keep up with the goings on in my world of music.  While you’re there, be sure to check out the other artists and musicians on the site – it’s a beautiful thing.

PEESHE
FG

 
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Posted by on March 31, 2012 in blogging, Hip Hop, social media

 

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Net-famous Triggy Bop.


Mr. Trials w/ Masta Ace...... that's just ACE!

Mr. Trials w/ Masta Ace...... that's just ACE!

Yesterday I blogged about beginning to plan for my new album.  Today I can update that (shit is moving too fast!).  My good friend, Mr. Trials of Funkoars fame, replied to my text with a big old “YAWWWWW” which is Drunkoar language for “Hell yes, I’ll make you a beat –  in fact, I’ll make you two!”.  That was mighty nice of him.

Also, my other good friend the mysterious and esoteric Ourobonic Plague has clearly become net-famous.  My stats (which are always dismal) indicated that a few people hit my site yesterday after searching for “Ourobonic Plague”.  I don’t know about you but I think that’s dope.

Anyway, catch some plague here:

And experience a few Trials here:

 
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Posted by on March 6, 2012 in Album, Hip Hop

 

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New album in the works…


I know, I know.  It’s premature to be blogging about my new album when my current album is still only in the mixing stage but don’t go raining on my parade.

I’ve decided for this next album (let’s call it Super Awesome Untitled Project of Death) that I’m not going to make any beats for it.  I’m making too many beats for other people to waste them on myself.  Also, I got into making hip hop music because I liked to rap.  These days I seem to be concentrating on everything except writing lyrics.  And that’s not cool.  So I decided to hit up a bunch of the talented folks that I have worked with in the past (and still work with in many cases) for a bit of beatage.  So far the response has been good.

This album will be altogether darker and more underground than the current album.  I had a vision for my current album that it would stay away from the dark and morbid style which I find most natural and look to achieve something a bit more organic and warm.  I think, for the most part, I’ve achieved that.  For the next album I would really like to say “Fuck you! This is me.”.  That should come a bit more easily.

My wishlist?

I’d like to get a beat from Mr. Trials. I produced two tunes for the Funkoars first LP (Who’s Your Step Daddy?) and I’ve known Trials forever so that should be doable.

I’ve got my eyes on this one tune by Archi.  If he’ll let me degrade it with vocals it should be a sweet cut.

Undoubtedly, I’ll harrass A.pt and Lenny Rudeberg for beats.  I love their shit.  Also they’re mates so it should be something I can make happen.

Dazastah.   I want a beat from him.  I’ve known Daz and Layla for a good long while but we’ve fallen out of touch in recent years.  Still, I’ve always loved Daz’s work.  If I could get Layzle Dayzle for a guest spot, too, that would be sweeeeeeet.

Ourobonic Plague makes dope shit.  I’ve known him for a long time, too.  In fact, we had a jam about a week ago which was good times.  I’m not sure how that would work since Ourobonic Plague makes noise/drone music, basically.  However, it’s my album so fuck you all.  I’ll make whatever the fuck I want.

Boost Hero Man makes dope beats.  His shit is all staggered and swingy.  If I can pressure him into making something dark and sinister I think it would be the balls.

Also, there’s this cat in Brisvegas that makes nice beats.  His name is Renz.  Again, I’ll see if I can prod him into darker territory and we’ll get something going.

The last, and least likely, would be a beat from Prowla.  I used to run into Prowla all the time when I was living in Melbourne.  I hung out with him a bunch of times and that shit meant a lot to me.  It probably didn’t mean squat to him, though, and I wonder if he remembers me at all.  If he does, it could happen.  If not, then I don’t like my chances.  Either way, he has always been one of the dopest producers in Australia and I’d love to get a joint from him.

Other than that, I’m open to offers.

I have a good feeling about this joint.

I know so many dope emcees but I really want to keep guest vocals to a minimum.  That will be hard.  I’ll definitely get something from ASAP, Fatty Phew and Trials if they’re willing.  I’d love to do more tracks with The Empty Cup (his verse kills it on my current album).  Also, I’d love to work with Mathas on something.  However, there is also Stats, Syde FX, Wisdom2th, G-box, Muphin, Headlock (and the list goes on) that I’d love to work with.  I’m only looking at 10 tracks.  I don’t want more than 4 tracks with guest emcees.  That will be hard.  Did I already say that?

Anyway, I’ll keep you posted.

 

 
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Posted by on March 6, 2012 in Album, Hip Hop, Production, Recording

 

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Crazy people on my album recording session.


It’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you… 10 points if your brain read that in Timbaland’s voice. But, yeah, I’ve been away from the blog for a while.  I had a good reason (or more than one, actually).

I’ve been trying to pull together a bunch of loose ends for my album.  As of yesterday, the final guest vocal had been recorded and the first four tracks had entered the mixing stage.  I have a few minor adjustments to make for the remaining tracks to bring them up to mix readiness and then it’s on like Donkey Kong.  And Donkey Kong was one on arse monkey fucker.

In addition to getting the album together I’ve been constructing an interactive Flash animation for some promo materials.  That has slowly been doing my head in but it’s damn near ready now.  Which brings me to the topic of crazy people – no, really.  You see, if you’re anything like me then you won’t be able to resist reading the comments on various blog posts that you happen across.  Sometimes I skim the post and meticulously read the comments.  It’s a glaring fault in my character. However, you can’t really blame me when it’s possible to stumble across intellectual gems such as the comment below (I was looking for some random shit to do with ActionScript 2):

m polson Dec 10, 2009 at 7:05 pm

a university and or others thought they could use the flash cordinate and ora carttession cordinate systems and by using vowifi and bluetooth cell phones manipulate sound and to stream imiages with cell phones by actionscript and flash cordinate systems by pointing a cell phone at ur headf will u sleep and using angles and xyz from base puter could stream imiages back to cell phone and stream it at ur head is it possable hell yes it is and by accessing directorys and altering the sound onfourier transform actionscripts and using symmetrics of cell phones could stream dangerous radio waves to streaming the same way

I’m betting that the “m” in this dude’s name stands for “mind”.  Or maybe “machine” because I think this was generated by a bot.  But that just makes it even more stupid.

Seriously though, these sorts of barely literate, paranoid and borderline psychotic ramblings are EVERYWHERE on the internet.  People are seriously fucked in the head.

On a side note, here’s a flick from a recent show in Perth. Image

Odette Mercy belts it out @ The Bakery.  This girl can sing soooo nice.

PEESHE

FG

 

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“White Sugar” by Mathas. New tune!


Macro photograph of a pile of sugar (saccharose)

White sugar?

 

Hi folks,

Another new track out of Perth.  This is from one of the hottest emcees in this city – Mathas.  He’s a member of The Community and one of the most prolific performers we’ve got (also dope live).  Anyways, here’s the new track.  Listen closely.

PEESHE

 
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Posted by on October 12, 2011 in Hip Hop

 

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