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Payter – Knowledge, Wisdom & Understanding

Posted in Irish Hip Hop Audio, Irish Hip Hop Downloads with tags , , , , on August 6, 2012 by craicmusic

Check out the debut release from Dun Laoghaire producer Payter with his ten-track project ‘Knowledge, Wisdom & Understanding‘.

With influences ranging from reggae, funk, soul and disco; the atmosphere is party-like and it’s an impressive debut offering for beat fans, MCs & DJs.

The album is available to download for free on VibeDeck if you have a Facebook account. Download (click here)

Payter
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Off The Record – Craic Music Mix

Posted in Craic Music Podcast, Irish Hip Hop Downloads with tags , , , , , , , , on July 26, 2012 by craicmusic

Craic Music recently featured in Off The Record’s mix series, 10 mixes with 10 different genres by Irish DJ’s.

There’s plenty of great music to be heard, hit up offtherecordsounds.blogspot.com for more!

Off The Record – Volume #010
mixed by Craic Music

“For our tenth installment we’re delving into the archives of Irish hip-hop with Craic Music. You can expect to hear lesser known gems, clips of hip-hop history and an element of discovery in whats coming up in the Irish scene. Craic Music has compiled this brilliant mix in a flawless and fun way representing a genre that deserves a lot more notice in this country. This mix is another shining example of what we’re all about at Off The Record, getting new unheard sounds out to the world. Check out our blog for more info, www.offtherecordsounds.blogspot.com.”

Download (click here)

Off The Record – Volume #010 – Craic Music by Craicmusic on Mixcloud

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Deviant & Spekulativ Fiktion – 48 EP

Posted in Irish Hip Hop Downloads with tags , , , , , , , on July 24, 2012 by craicmusic

Deviant and Spekulativ Fiktion spent the guts of 48 hours drinkin tae, writing raps, eating curry, chopping beats and generally havin a grand aul time.

Spek came to my gaff for 2 nights. We made this.
No fannying about.
DIY.

The 3 track EP is available as a free download from the following link…

Download (click here)

….get it quick, we may decide to take it down on a whim. We’re like that.

You’ve been warned, act swiftly and don’t miss this tidy EP of hip hop brilliance.

Tracklist
1. Transcend The Legacy
2. Before Light Meets The Eyes
3. Talking Snakes

Download (click here)

               Deviant                   Spekulative Fiktion
Bandcamp : Facebook        Bandcamp : Facebook

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CMX – Split Mode Vol 1

Posted in Irish Hip Hop Downloads with tags , , , , , , , , on July 23, 2012 by craicmusic

The new project ‘Split Mode Vol 1’ from Dundalk MC/Producer CMX is available to buy now.

With features to look out for from Daniel Scenery, Pop Dogg, West Knyle, Jeanette Robotron and Sara Dee. You can preview the album over @ Amazon & 7digital.

Tracklist
1. Goosebumps
2. Unstoppable feat. West Knyle
3. Game Of Thrones feat. Jeanette Robotron
4. Feedback feat. Daniel Scenery
5. Famine Mentality
6. Every Day I Live
7. Champion
8. The World
9. This Is Music
10. Jump feat. Pop Dogg
11. Butterflies feat. Sara Dee
12. Say What They Wanna Say
13. No VIPs
14. What’s Going On
15. Like You feat. Jeanette Robotron

Buy here
7digital : Amazon : iTunes

In an attempt to make the charts, CMX has released his first official video for ‘Butterflies’ featuring Sara Dee. It is completely out-of-character with the hip hop album and CMX doesn’t have a verse on the single. It’s not a sound to judge the album on, but it may make listeners think twice about the artistic intentions.

CMX
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Bitter Rocc – Cold City (Video)

Posted in Irish Hip Hop Downloads, Irish Hip Hop Videos with tags , , , , , , , on July 16, 2012 by craicmusic

Dublin based rapper Bitter Rocc drops the official video for his track Cold City taken off the Cold City album due out as a free download very soon.

The video is shot entirely on an iPhone 4S by Danielle Dempsey & Richard O’Connor; it could be miscontrued as some kind of fashion statement however the video is pretty solid after being edited.

Fans of the track don’t need to wait for the album as Bitter Rocc has made it available to download from his SoundCloud page, make sure to grab it below!

At the start of the year Bitter Rocc released a beat tape of 16 instrumentals for MCs to download and tear up, check the Paint By Numbers mixtape (click here)

Another fact for readers, Bitter Rocc also recently designed the artwork to G.I’s upcoming album ‘Underworld’ which is one to look out for.

Bitter Rocc
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The Elements – Smooth Sailing feat. Ruairi Coogan

Posted in Irish Hip Hop Downloads, Irish Hip Hop Videos with tags , , , , , , , , on July 12, 2012 by craicmusic

New official video out from The Elements called ‘Smooth Sailing’. The chilled, jazzy sound  is courtesy of Gemsmiff and the mixing/mastering by Ndlz.

Mr Highspeed talks about ‘mummified mong rats’ and ‘milkshake mistresses’ in a bizarre but very listenable verse, while S.W.O.R.D.S holds down the more straight forward hip hop flow and the vocals are handled by Ruairi Coogan keeping the sound laid-back.

If you missed The Elements – Lost Archives ’06-’08 remastering release earlier this year, make sure to download and give it a listen.

Tracklist
1. Find Your Self
2. Ragga Trip feat. Ruairi Coogan
3. 3 Minutes
4. Equality
5. A New You
6. Overload feat. Ruairi Coogan
7. Gifted feat. Liz Davis
8. Nu Roots
9. MC Pedigree
10. Youth Of Today
11. Seduction feat. Liz Davis
12. It Is Not What You Expected

Download (click here)

The Elements
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Costello – Illosophical

Posted in Irish Hip Hop Downloads, Irish Hip Hop Videos with tags , , , , , , , on July 11, 2012 by craicmusic

Brace yourselves, Illosophical is the debut album from Street Literature member Costello and half-way through 2012 it’s safe to say this is one of the highlights of the year.

A recent interview with Dublin-based music show Community Of Independents serves as a good introduction for new listeners

Fans of DFI Battle League will remember his clashes with Siyo, Desay and Genesis; however on Illosophical the battle mentality is gone instead we have a introspective, thought provoking LP, kept fresh with tracks like ‘Do The Best I Can‘ and ‘Love Affair‘.

The G.I production is sublime, and the beat choices complement the overall project perfectly. ‘Young Apprentice‘ and ‘The Devil’s A Liar‘ almost sound smokey while the drums keep it so raw. There isn’t a bad feature on here, ‘Let Me Blaze It f/ Willa Lee‘, ‘Analysis f/ Lethal Dialect‘ and ‘Played Out f/ 4Real & Jambo‘  demonstrate the scarily strong team of rhymers over at Working Class Records.

Illosophical has been available to stream since 15th March but now you are able to purchase it for €8 (click here)

Tracklist
1. Young Apprentice feat. G.I
2. Realism feat. Willa Lee
3. See The Signs feat. Jambo
4. The Representatives feat. G.I
5. Analysis feat. Lethal Dialect
6. Do The Best I Can
7. Let Me Blaze It feat. Willa Lee
8. Chess Game feat. Lethal Dialect
9. The Devil’s A Liar
10. Love Affair
11. Played Out feat. Jambo & 4Real
12. Rhyme Architecture feat. 4Real & Lethal Dialect
13. Memories Stay feat. Jambo
14. The World Is Yours (Dublin Remix) feat. Willa Lee
15. Illosophical feat. Willa Lee

Download (Click here)

Costello
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