Schoolfight are a five piece Hiphop/reggae rock outfit hailing from Brisbane Qld
The Fight Formed early 03’ and soon released a self titled demo witch was immediately embraced by local radio and music fans alike
Schoolfights Style of music has been described as laid back, soulful bass jams, laced with air tight flows and soaring hooks, thru to hard hitting hip-hop bounce served with gritty guitar lines and frantic keys.
The Fights ability to jump genres and styles mid set has kept the fans coming back, their catchy tracks and energetic live show have also helped gain the fight a large and loyal following both locally and further abroad.
In 05’ Schoolfight released their first full album “Big Man On Champers”
This release gained the fight national exposure with repeated Triple J plays and also led to sold out shows at Brisbane’s premier live venue The Zoo. not to mention a Queensland 6 date tour with those other Brisbane run a muck lads, Butterfingers.
Schoolfight have supported numerous Australian and international acts including DJ Qbert, Kurtis Blow, Evil Eddie, Butterfingers, Dr Octogon, Bluejuice, Labjacd and True Live, as well as sharing the stage with many more at events such as the West End Festival, Valley Fiesta, Kuranda Roots, and Island Vibe Festival. Schoolfight’s music has been featured on numerous surfing and motocross DVDs and also SBS television’s Fat Pizza.
Schoolfight have released the first single ”Cold Devine” from the new album ”Curse of Work” the single is currently receiving airtime on triple jjj. The second single “Robots” was also released this past June and was the winner of a Queensland Music Award in the "Urban" category. Both tracks are available on itunes!
The fight has recently signed with Brisbane label Impossible odds, the new album and new singles will be available thru the itunes store and also jb hi fi stores Australia wide
A tour south is on the cards this year, also a regional tour north is in the works.
The Fight continues to be one of Brisbane’s stand out live acts packing venues from Coolum to Byron Bay.
eMCYTe - Vocal
JB - Singer & Keyboard
Winston H Chadwick - Guitar - vocals
Kasper - "Drums"
Jade - Bass.
"Big Man on Champers" LP - 2006 - Extensive local and national radio airplay for "Local Heroes"; Numerous DVD soundtracks and inclusion in "Fat Pizza"TV Series; Earned Triple J Feature Artist
"Cold Devine" Single - 2010 - National and Local radio airplay
"Robots" Single - June 2011
"Curse of Work" LP - Due for Release 2012
Soulful vibes and hip hop with bounce
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WITH a dynamic live show and an uncanny ability to switch genres and jump between styles mid-set, ...WITH a dynamic live show and an
uncanny ability to switch genres
and jump between styles mid-set,
Brisbane-based outfit Schoolfight is
all set to woo crowds at the annual
Kuranda Roots Festival in July.
Fronted by Far North product and
lead vocalist Zac “Whitey” Eakin,
accompanied by JB “Slim” Lester
(keys/vocals), Jade “Charchee”
Warpeha (bass), Chad “Winston”
Morrow (guitar) and Kasper “Smart
Car” Skou (drums), Schoolfight’s style
has been described as an eclectic mix,
ranging from laid-back, soulful bass
jams through to hard-hitting hip-hop
with bounce, punctuated by gritty
guitar lines and frantic keys.
Eakin told the Advertiser he was
looking forward to performing in
front of Far Northern audiences once
again as part of the festival.
“I love it, Kuranda is a special place
for me and this will be the first year
Schoolfight has played the festival,”
“Kuranda Roots combines great
acts in a beautiful location with lots
of groovers that dig music and love a
“We are really looking forward to
playing the new album to the Far
North crowd – it’s got a few laid back
reggae style tunes laced with that
hip hop goodness.”
Their first album, Big Man on
Champers was released in 2005,
gaining the Fight national exposure.
Schoolfight have released the first
single from the new album, Cold
Devine, which is currently receiving
airtime on Triple J. The second single
Robots will drop in the next few
months, followed by the full album
release in early September.
>> Schoolfight will perform at the
Kuranda Roots Festival, held at the
Kuranda Amphitheatre on July 1-2. For
more information, including ticket sales,
There are no upcoming dates at this time.