Urthboy - Long Loud Hours feat. 1. So many miles from the myth of the ‘fair go’. Urthboy, El Gusto and Jane Tyrell cover the Clash classic 'London's Calling' and do an acoustic version of their own 'Ready To Go'. Urthboy ‎– The Past Beats Inside Me Like A Second Heartbeat Label: Elefant Traks ‎– ACE138 Format: CD ... Other Versions (2 of 2) View All. [19] Then, in early December 2013, Levinson was announced as the support artist for the late December 2013 Australian tour by the Roots. Then Manus Island happened and it clarified the purpose of the song, giving us a tragic consequence to a hopeless situation. Long Loud Hours. Explore releases from Urthboy at Discogs. In 1998, Levinson co-formed Explanetary in Wentworth Falls with local friends Realistix, Elgusto and Luke Dubs, who played keys and drums respectively, while Levinson delivered the vocals. I stressed about it. The billions we spend so we can turn our back. [27] In the week following the completion of the song, a 23-year-old Iranian national, Reza Berati, was killed at the processing centre. Levinson has released five solo albums: Distant Sense of Random Menace (2004), The Signal (2007), Spitshine (2009), Smokey's Haunt (2012) and The Past Beats Inside Me Like a Second Heartbeat (2016); as well as five studio albums with The Herd. He started out in the late 90s with the live hip-hop group Explanetary, alongside fellow MC Realistix, Elgusto (drums) and Luke Dubs (keys).The latter two went on to form Hermitude.He quickly became involved with the fledgling Elefant Traks label, as well as becoming a founding member of The Herd. Urthboy Feat. Your information is handled in accordance with the ABC Privacy Collection Statement. Sydney hardcore band Hellions give us a stripped back take on their track 'Thresher' before getting heavy on their cover of Amy Shark's 'Adore' for Like A Version. The Past Beats Inside Of Me Like a Second Heartbeat is Urthboy's 5th studio album, released on 4 March 2016. [3], In 2004, Levinson released his first Urthboy solo album, Distant Sense of Random Menace. We’ve hand picked our favourite LAV’s ever (go easy on us), so plug in and adore these musical masterminds. The J Awards are an annual series of Australian music awards that were established by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's youth-focused radio station Triple J. Urthboy toured the album nationally with Elgusto as DJ and Ozi Batla as co-MC. Urthboy toured Malaysia and Japan in 2008 before resuming work with The Herd in Australia. Album . Denzel Curry Goes Hard On Rage Against The Machine’s ‘Bulls On Parade’ HYYYYYYPE. [13], Levinson's fourth album under the Urthboy moniker, released on the Elefant Traks label, was made available to the public on 12 October 2012. Available with an Apple Music subscription. [citation needed] The music video for "Hellsong" was directed by Broken Yellow and consisted of an animation composed of more than 7000 hand-drawn images that were animated in Sydney, Christchurch, London, Hungary and Oslo. 2012 Preview SONG TIME Stories. During soundcheck for the biggest show of Hermitude’s career, I received an email asking if I’d like to do the last Like a Version of the year. The official silence and militaristic language. Urthboy’s first solo album Distant Sense of Random Menace was released in 2004, but it was 2007’s The Signal that kicked things up a notch. A lot of the time there is this fear of standing up, and I wanted this song to be part of a call to get out there and speak more … We need artists to come out there and break ranks and stop the double speak. Born Tim Levinson, it was his brother who influenced his love of music. Apple Music. [20], On 22 July 2014, Levinson posted a video clip in which he announces the "Make Me a Mixtape" concept. .mw-parser-output .awards-table td:last-child{text-align:center}. 1 Song. Watch and subscribe to the YouTube Playlist to get the latest uploads each Friday. Urthboy featuring Ozi Batla & The Tongue 4:53: 9 Black Dog 3:39: 10 Hold Court (feat. Levinson's version featured elements of the apology to the Stolen Generations, made by Kevin Rudd, Australia's Prime Minister at the time, on 13 February 2008, as well as excerpts of the Redfern Speech, made by former Prime Minister Paul Keating on 10 December 1992. Urthboy Feat. [1] Despite the end of Explanetary, many subsequent collaborations have occurred, including "Fallen Giants", from 2005's Tales of the Drift. Urthboy is a hip hop artist and manager of Elefant Traks in Australia. By the time he completed high school, Levinson relocated to New South Wales' capital city, Sydney. The Run DMC album Tougher Than Leather was the first influential hip-hop record for Levinson[1]. The music video for "No Rider", directed by Broken Yellow, won the Sunscreen Music Video Award at the Festival of the Sun Music Festival (FOTSUN) in 2005.[4][5]. After kicking things off with four special performances from 2012, we're digging back through the 2015 archives for your viewing pleasure. Daniel Merriweather) 2. Teaming up with Bertie Blackman, Kira Puru, Hermitude, Tom Thum and All Our Exes Live In Texas, Urthboy delivered an epic cover of Meg Mac's 'Roll Up Your Sleeves'. The Australian Music Prize (the AMP) is an annual award of $30,000 given to an Australian band or solo artist in recognition of the merit of an album released during the year of award. Long Loud Hours. [15][16] Smokey's Haunt achieved a number 14 debut position on the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Album Chart. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Urthboy at the Discogs Marketplace. 58,167. In 2008, as a part of The GetUp Mob, organised by the advocacy group GetUp!, Levinson released an Urthboy version of "From Little Things Big Things Grow",[8][9] a song originally released by Kev Carmody and Kelly in 1993. [2] Explanetary released the In on the Deal EP through Elefant Traks in July 2001. | triple j Media Levinson is one of the group's two MCs—the other is Shannon Kennedy, who uses the moniker "Ozi Batla". Bertie Blackman. [14] Musical artists Jimblah, Solo and Alex Burnett (Sparkadia) feature as guests on the album: Jimblah and Solo appear on a song entitled "On Your Shoulders" (Jimblah also appears on the song "Glimpses"), and Burnett features on the song "The Big Sleep". 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[18], In 2013 Urthboy was announced as the national support for Paul Kelly's 'Spring & Fall' Tour—the announcement followed multiple previous collaborations, including Urthboy's 2008 cover of "From Little Things Big Things Grow", and a combined cover of the Hunters and Collectors song "Tears of Joy" in early 2013. Look is it ridiculously different? Levinson explained to the media: I’d been writing a song about the extreme mismatch of our navy facing off against asylum seekers in ramshackle boats. Somewhere along the way we mangled our perception of success to be measured by how many boats have landed. In response to the 2013 Abbott Government's refugee policy, titled "Operation Sovereign Borders", whereby asylum seekers arriving by boat are turned back by naval officers and an offshore processing centre—built on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea in 2001—was reopened for offshore processing of asylum seekers, Levinson released a protest song in early March 2014. [7] The album was licensed to Motivo Records, and was released internationally in late 2007. Urthboy brought the house down with his flip of Meg Mac's gospel-sized anthem, and he had to pull in some real talent to match the vocal power of the original recording. The album received two nominations at the AIR Awards of 2007,[6] a nomination at the J Awards of 2007 and was shortlisted in the prestigious Australian Music Prize (Best Album 2007). Beginning in the late ‘90s, his first group Explanetary folded after one EP In On The Deal (2001). The band also included Realistix on vocals and production, No Mumbles (a.k.a. [21] Performances are scheduled for both the Brisbane[22] and Melbourne Festivals,[23] with Patience Hodgson (The Grates), Rival MC (Impossible Odds and Black Arm Band) and Bobby Flynn announced as collaborators for the Brisbane show.[24][25][26]. [2] The EP was one of the label's first releases, but was the band's only recording before the act disbanded. The first "Make Me a Mixtape" show is based on the theme of Levinson's first overseas trip to Southeast Asia and will consist rap, remix, song and spoken word. The commenced in 2005. Urthboy toured Malaysia and Japan in 2008 before resuming work with The Herd in Australia. [1], Alongside Kenny Sabir, Levinson is one of the key co-founding members of The Herd, an Australian hip hop outfit. Urthboy is a member of the Aussie hip-hop group the Herd and the first to make a name for himself as a solo artist, with a string of releases to his name that often guest-star fellow members of The Herd and their associated label, Elefant Traks. 3:49 PREVIEW Naïve Bravado (feat. Their songs often feature politically oriented lyrics. Learn how and when to remove this template message, Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), "The GetUp Mob – "From Little Things Big Things Grow, "Urthboy announces 2013 Smokey's Haunt tour", "Paul Kelly hitting the road with Urthboy:", "Headline Shows Confirmed for Melbourne & Sydney! We're revisiting the Best Like A Versions of the past decade, Best of Like A Version 2015: E^ST, The Wombats, and more. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2009 CD release of Triple J: Like A Version Five on Discogs. They commenced in 2005. Urthboy is a hip hop artist and manager of Elefant Traks in Australia. This is hysteria. [citation needed], Spitshine won the award for Best Independent Hip Hop/Urban Album at the AIR Awards of 2010. Drapht & Mantra, 4,288 Shazams. 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