Electric Wire Hustle's self titled debut album was self released in New Zealand on the band's own label 'Every Waking Hour' and picked up for international release by UK based taste-maker label BBE.
The 13 track album features collaborations with EWH vocalist - Mara TK's father & NZ blues legend Billy TK, U.S. artists Georgia Anne Muldrow, Stacy Epps and UK future soul exponent Steve Spacek.
“A great blend of forward thinking hip hop, jazz and soul.” - Waajeed (Platinum Pied Pipers, Bling47, Ubiquity)
“(Electric Wire Hustle) have fulfilled their early promise by crafting a dynamic album to woo both the songwriters and beat junkies.” - Straight No Chaser Oct ’09
“This is definitely one of the most consistent and soulful albums I have heard all year and I cannot recommend it enough” - Souluk.blog.com
Electric Wire Hustle’s debut album selected as a top album of 2009 - Aaron Byrd & Anthony Valadez Radio KCRW Los Angeles