Thursday, August 25, 2011

TYREE - "Saviour" [Video]

Single released August 29.

Track produced by Twice As Nice.

Video directed by Roko Babich.

TYREE - "Saviour" Released August 29:

Ty's first official single from his second solo album Motivation drops on August 29th.

The video was shot by Roko Babich.

The track is produced by Twice As Nice.

Look for the "Saviour" remix featuring Tyree's longtime sparring partner Mr Kardinal Offishall, which will be included as part of the deluxe single package on the same date.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

KIDZ IN SPACE - "Lost" Available Now:

KIDZ IN SPACE - "Lost" by KirkMTC

Grab the track at Lost - Single - Kidz In Space or free-text ‘LOST’ to 5483 from your Vodafone phone and get the new Kidz In Space track for only $1.50

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

DERTY SESH x Renegade House:

Hit the link to read this interview - Renegade House x Sesh



Derty Sesh – Fuck Derty Sesh EP
In this collection of self-produced tracks Derty Sesh shrugs disses, pines for a world outside of New Zealand and gives tips on how to get girls. He consistently alludes to his strong work ethic and seems to now be looking for recognition. There are hard-hitting beats and a mix of grating synths and softer tones, but all with a rhythmic, well-delivered flow.
I caught up with him to see how he feels about giving his music away for free, why he is so set on escaping New Zealand and just how hard he really does work…

What is your philosophy behind your music being free to download?
I was never a big fan of free download with my music in the beginning except for maybe mixtapes where all you did was rap over other people’s music. But when it was a tape you created yourself, my whole thought on it was that an artist who puts so much time and effort into a project should get money in return for all their hard work. But, then I started to look at it like, no one is going to buy something they have never heard before except for a couple singles here and there, so why not put all that work into a smaller project where people can download it for free and try build a bigger fan base off that, hence the reason behind this EP.

How does your label (Move The Crowd) feel about you giving away the EP as a free download?

They were cool with it. There was no real big decision that needed to be made; it was just something I did on the side in about 2 weeks. I wasn't planning on releasing anything before the second album but I had so much music I needed to do something with it.

Several times you refer to leaving NZ for USA and Europe. What is it about Derty Sesh that you think would be successful overseas?
That's a good question, and I don't know how else to explain it other than, I can do everything. That's probably another one of the biggest things on my side in making it successful. I write all my songs, I'm self-taught in mixing and producing all my beats and have an input in all music I work on. I am now also teaching myself how to direct & edit my own music videos. There's no real big plan to achieve international success. There are a few concepts I have in the back of my mind, but one thing I do know is I have what it takes to make it. I will succeed.

The EP has a focus on a good work ethic. How important is it in the modern music industry to be consistently dedicated? Do you think living in NZ requires an even higher work ethic?
That's really important in my eyes. Living in NZ requires a higher work ethic definitely, we are such a small place and you’re never going to be heard if you aren't consistently working. You have to have it in you if you really want to succeed and make it internationally. If no one is willing to help you, there's no point in sitting around crying about it. Learn, study, and do it yourself!

After the response to the ‘Forever’ video do you think you were misrepresented? Is this part of the reason you are so motivated to leave NZ?
I knew when we made 'Forever' we were making something special and something that was going to shock people, and I loved that. I think people didn't understand what we created and only saw what they wanted to see (girl, knife, blood). All we did was put a classic "horror movie theme" into a hip-hop music video. My opinion is that NZ is too small and worried what everyone else thinks. My motivation to leave NZ comes from seeing what artists in NZ have become. You can only go so far in this country if I'm being honest. I always tell people my passion towards getting out and the first thing they say is, "Australia must be the next step" but that's just not for me. Australia is a great step for some artists, but I just can't see what I do succeeding any different over there than it does over here.

What is your song writing and song making process?

My routine is usually starting off by making the beat first, and once I'm happy with it I usually just start writing the music and lyrics. If there's an idea to the song, I'll usually just start creating music based around that idea. It's that simple.

Is there a plan to tour on the back of the "Fuck Derty Sesh EP"?
Well since I don't know when the next album is out (which is finished), I have been thinking about it. I might have something out in September/October, hopefully. But a tour will be more promo for the 2nd album rather than this EP.


1. Equal Rights [Intro]

2. Message for You

3. All Eyez On Me"
4. Press Fast Foward feat. Ethical

5. Pick Up The Phone feat. Five A

6. Young'N - Produced By. Lyrix

7. Revenge Is A Sweet Thing feat. Young Sid

8. Copy Cat feat. Five A

9. I'm My Own King [Outro]

10. Unforgivable

DERTY SESH - "Revenge Is a Sweet Thing" feat. Young Sid [Audio}

Thursday, August 11, 2011

A Call To Action:

Among all the sorry carnage and sad tales left by London’s looting fraternity over the last three days, perhaps the most devastating for music lovers was the huge fire that destroyed a Sony warehouse primarily used by independent distribution company PIAS.

A three-story, 20,000 square meter storage home for music from a number of independent labels from the UK and the US including 4AD, Beggars Group,Dead Oceans, Domino, Jagjaguwar, Matador, Ninja Tune, Polyvinyl, Rough Trade, Secretly Canadian, Side One Dummy, Silva Screen, Sub Pop, Too Pure, True Panther, Warp, XL among others. Drownedinsound has a full list. The warehouse was a temporary home for releases from all manner of indie labels and offshoots, and the extent of its destruction is starting to become tragically apparent. While the full impact of last night’s events is still emerging, numerous indies have confirmed massive losses. Beggars Chairman Martin Mills called it a “horrible” setback for the indie sector.

What music fans can do to show their support for the indie label community, and help them survive this disaster is to buy a digital download of an album from any one of the digital retailers going to their local record store while stocks last.

This way, the labels will be able to remanufacture their CD’s and vinyl more quickly, to resupply the record shops who are also affected by the riots.

Alison Wenham, Chairman and CEO of AIM, the UK’s Trade Association for the Independent Music Industry commented: “This is a disaster for the music community, but with the fans’ help, labels and artists will survive. Please show your support for the music community by buying a digital album from an independent label today”.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

East Muzik Group - "Big Deal" feat. ETHICAL [Audio]:

Monday, August 8, 2011

DERTY SESH - "A Message For You/All Eyez On Me" [Video]:

Another visual from Sesh's FreE.P Fuck Derty Sesh which you can download here.

Video directed & produced by Derty Sesh.

KIDZ IN SPACE - "Lost" [Audio]:

Head over to The Edge's website to peep a new KIS track written specifically for Lost In A Box.

Friday, August 5, 2011

DERTY SESH - Fuck Derty Sesh [FreE.P]:

Sesh unleashes a new round of free music... download here


1. "Equal Rights" [Intro]
2. "Message for You"
3. "All Eyez On Me"
4. "Press Fast Foward" feat. Ethical
5. "Pick Up The Phone" feat. Five A
6. "Young'N" - Produced By. Lyrix
7. "Revenge Is A Sweet Thing" feat. Young Sid
8. "Copy Cat" feat. Five A
9. "I'm My Own King" [Outro]
10. "Unforgivable"

All production is 'Derty Sesh' except for where stated.

Videos produced and directed by Derty Sesh:

New video coming soon.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

East Muzik Group - "I'm The Prince" feat. CAVELL [Audio]:

Tarms Etc – The Track Record: Road Of The Beast [Mixtape]:

Eth & Neesh appear on Tarms' new mixtape, check it out...

Download here

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

DERTY SESH - "Press Fast Forward" feat. Ethical [Video]:

Here goes another one from Sesh's freE.P which is dropping this Friday

Monday, August 1, 2011