Wordplay

Spoken word, hip-hop, poetry, comedy, packed houses, vocal crowds. Wordplay shows had the lot. Click the Podcasts tab for audio recordings, or the Writers tab to learn more about our participants. Video will be coming soon, and new audio recordings are uploaded weekly. Wordplay will be back in the flesh soon enough, in some form or another. Till then, enjoy this electronic slice of verbal goodness.

Joelistics now available

Well, his voice is, anyway. We’ve just posted the set we recorded from the TZU’s frontman back in February of last year, our first gig at the Dan O’Connell. Joelistics is one of the very best at handling the transition from rapping to rhyming acapella, and was always a crowd favourite over the various gigs …

April 09 available entire

Yo, the final set from the April 2009 gig has been upped – that is, the blistering set that Chicago slammer Nikki Patin delivered when she stopped by on the last leg of her Australia-NZ tour. It’s always good getting an entirely new voice up on stage, and the crowd loved this one. Hip-hop, slam, …

Prepare to be offended

Mr Crazy Elf’s set from April 2009 has  now been posted – look  only to the title of this post if you want to know what to expect. Breathe deep and go in bravely. Jellyfish! Click April 2009 in the Podcasts column on the right.

April 2009 hits the web

The first set from our April 2009 gig is now available to listen and download. We’re talking Mr Alex Scott, one of the funnier gentlemen to grace Wordplay with his presence over the years. It also includes a contender for the greatest poem title ever: namely, ‘If It Can Be Fucked with Lasers, It Can …

Doyle is live

Briohny Doyle’s set from May 2009 is newly-posted, so click on the May 2009 tab in the right-hand column to look that up. Over the next four weeks will come the four sets from the April 2009 gig, with Alex Scott, Meg Dunn, Crazy Elf and Chicago’s slam queen Nikki Patin to do things to …

One-Sixth of the way there

Today’s new posting is an acapella set from Melbourne rapper 1/6, who fronts Illzilla along with the erstwhile Mantra. Funny times ahead. Listen to it by clicking here.

New audio

The first recording from May 2009 went online today, with Ben Pobjie’s set now available. Ilzilla rapper 1/6 and the spoken word of Briohny Doyle will follow on the 28th of July and 7th of August respectively. Click the May 2009 tab to your right to listen.

Ready to roll!

Ladies and Gentlebergs, It has been some months, but finally, at last, the new-look, fully-functional, non-broken Wordplay site is ready to roll. Here it is at your disposal. To your right you will find all the gig recordings that have been uploaded to date. More are to come, and we aim to bring you one …

Go for it

Ok, every Podcast tab and mp3 link on this page is now functional. New mp3s will be being uploaded very soon, and we’ll resume weekly uploads. The site is for all intents and purposes ready to use. I just have another few tweaks to make before we officially relaunch it. But if you’re here early, …

Oh so close…

Hey peoples, We’ve been working away like crazy little moles, myself and the erstwhile Frenchman M. Clemenceau, the two of us hunched over laptops on either side of a dining table trying to get this website up and ready. And it’s so close I can taste it. Just another couple of slabs of hours of …