It wasn't until 2002 that 1200 Techniques released their debut album - Chose One. It debuted at number 20 in the ARIA charts. It was the single Hard As Hell that scored 1200 Techniques a support slot with Linkin Park in early 2002. The next single Karma saw them break through into commercial success. They won an ARIA for Best Video and Best Independant Release for the single Karma. 1200 Techniques were also nominated for 3 other awards including, Best New Artist Single, Best New Artist Album, Best Dance Release, After this success they launched a national tour with support by US Princess Superstar.
In November 2002, 1200 Techniques picked up two Dance Music Association awards for Best Debut Artist and Best Hip Hop Artist admidst stiff competition.