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Horrorshow

orrorshow droogies Adit (producer) and Solo (vocalist) are two 20 year olds from inner west Sydney. Attending Fort Street High School (whose musical alumni includes Josh Pyke, Unkle Ho of The Herd and Joelistics from TZU, among others) both Adit and Solo were heavily involved in bands, engaging with a variety of music ranging from jazz through to rock. Along with fellow school mates and current peers Spit Syndicate, they embraced hip hop as the genre made big strides across Australia around 2000.

What began with early experiments in beat making and writing lyrics steadily increa ...read more

orrorshow droogies Adit (producer) and Solo (vocalist) are two 20 year olds from inner west Sydney. Attending Fort Street High School (whose musical alumni includes Josh Pyke, Unkle Ho of The Herd and Joelistics from TZU, among others) both Adit and Solo were heavily involved in bands, engaging with a variety of music ranging from jazz through to rock. Along with fellow school mates and current peers Spit Syndicate, they embraced hip hop as the genre made big strides across Australia around 2000.

What began with early experiments in beat making and writing lyrics steadily increased in confidence and by the age of 18, Solo was joining Spit Syndicate on stage (supporting the likes of Atmosphere and Bliss n Eso) and Adit had progressed far beyond those first few tentative steps. Horrorshow slowly began drafting and developing material before deciding in 2007 to start recording – resulting in a collection of songs entitled ‘The Grey Space’.

It was not until 2008 that these songs caught the ear of Elefant Traks on the strength of a growing buzz and strong recommendations. Not long after, the pair signed to the label and The Grey Space was given a release date of August 16th 2008.

The funny thing is, Elefant Traks were never planning to put out a release around that time as the schedule was completely full. Perhaps that’s the best way of introducing Horrrorshow – a group that demands your attention with a heartfelt offering that showcases honest lyricism and rich production at a level that is unexpectedly mature. So keep an ear out, because in 2008 – grey is the new black… « hide

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