Our friends at The Chop are celebrating their first birthday with special guest DJ Boogie Blind (X-ecutioners/Pharoahe Monch) from NYC alongside local producers Mumbles, Ink Stains and DJ’s Raine Supreme and Benny Hinn on the 1’s & 2’s. Free entry, drink specials and great beats to vibe to. Head to the event page here for details!

The Wax Wars series two grand-finals are here with the title fight going down between DJ Dameza and DJ Cost to see who takes the crown for 2014. The one and only DJ Samrai will be blessing the decks with a special showcase set alongside live art by Sydney legend PHIBS and beats provided by the Crown St. Cut Collective. More event info here!

Create & Explore 005 – Loston x Adam Borrello from Create & Explore on Vimeo.

Sydney locals Rapaport, Ellesquire, Native Wit, P.Smurf & Soul Benefits (Young Supreme, The 26th Letter, Storme) flex their mic skills in this latest cypher to cap off the year.

Vibe out to the latest offering from Ta-ku’s side project HWLS with visuals directed by our talented friends over at Toby&Pete.

After a few weeks of intense knock-out scratch battles the second round of semi-finals is going down this Friday at Wax Wars between Zero and DJ Dameza. There will be live art by Swaze alongside guest DJ sets by Skoob and Morgz. For all the latest results, photo’s and more head to the Wax Wars site here.

Silver chisel tips now available over at the webstore here.

Opak SDK gets down to business on some Italian steel. Head over to Goodfellas Magazine for the full lowdown.

Support the homie Mic Pompei here and via his label Overstand!

PROBATION VACATION 2: Lost In Asia from Oink Art LTD on Vimeo.