The Def Machine Starts Again

27 April 2012 | 2:42 pm | Staff Writer

Def Wish Cast are heading out on a national Aus tour.

There can be no overstating the importance of the great Def Wish Cast when it comes to talking about Aussie hip hop; they were among the pioneers, influencing a raft of rappers who top the charts these days, and they continue to release fresh and exciting material to this day. The latest evidence of this comes with Evolution Machine, the group's fourth record and only their second since reforming last decade. The record features a huge number of special guests lending their considerable talents to proceedings (everyone from M Phazes to Katalyst to Toe To Toe frontman Scotty Mac), but most important is that the kings of Aussie hip hop are back and full of life.

They're heading out on the road following the album's release; you can catch them at the following shows:

The Standard, Sydney Friday 25 May
Republic Bar, Hobart Friday 1 June
Laundry Bar, Melbourne Saturday 2 June
Mustang Bar, Brisbane Thursday 7 June
Runaway Bay Tavern, Gold Coast Friday 8 June
Seaview Hotel, Townsville Saturday 9 June
The Jack, Cairns Sunday 10 June


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