Prolific Geelong crew Ausmuteants have returned to deliver another sample of their crooked outsider rabble. The band has linked up with German outfit PUFF to release a joint 7”, one side containing Ausmuteants’ brand of whirling hyperactive irreverence, while the second offers a dose of PUFF’s cacophonous sound that is undeniably gripping. It’s a pleasure to give you a taste in the form of the track ‘Horny World’ by Ausmuteants.
Continue reading Premiere: AUSMUTEANTS – ‘HORNY WORLD’
Agitated Geelong outfit Vintage Crop are announcing its first full-length album through ANTI FADE Records, less than a year after first emerging with a tape release in 2017. We’re chuffed to give you a taste of what to expect with lead single ‘Gerald Part 2’, a punchy whirlwind of a track that fuses paranoia and frustration in equal measure.
Continue reading Premiere: VINTAGE CROP – ‘GERALD PART 2’
Melbourne’s MOD CON follows up its killer debut single ‘Do It Right Margo’ with a pointed and ferocious follow-up in ‘Neighbourhood’. The trio examines contemporary attitudes towards Australia’s Indigenous history, spotlighting and skewering the mainstream’s indifference to the plight of the First Peoples.
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One of Australia’s most intriguing darkwave electronic acts is revisiting its stellar 2015 debut EP. Mollusc’s self-titled effort is a gripping example of the depth and nuance evident in the burgeoning genre over the past few years, and this remastered effort further solidifies the duo’s reputation as experts in the art and is a prophetic predictor as to the quality of their subsequent works. It Records is releasing the remastered version of the EP, which comes paired with a collection of remixes from some of Mollusc’s talented contemporaries.
Continue reading Premiere: MOLLUSC – SELF-TITLED EP AND REMIXES (IT RECORDS, 2018)
Words: Doug Wallen
Post-punk battlers Cable Ties come roaring back with the first taste of an exclusive 7” single, inspired by their volunteer work at Girls Rock! camps.
Continue reading Premiere: CABLE TIES – ‘TELL THEM WHERE TO GO’