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Video Premiere: V – ‘NOT READY 4 THIS’

Words: James Frostick
Artist image: Strey Katt

Melbourne-via-Berlin darkwave artist V builds up momentum to the release of their new record So Pure with the release of the visuals for single ‘Not Ready 4 This’. The track grapples with the aspect of grief and its undeniable power to shape us and bring us low. 

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Listen: HONEY 2 HONEY – ‘TONE OF VOICE’

Words: James Frostick
Band photo: Grace Stevenson

Dub-meets-R’n’B foursome Honey 2 Honey has released ‘Tone of Voice’ – the first taste of its forthcoming 12” release. The track is a meditative bop that wields sonic subtleties with pinpoint accuracy – creating a glossy mix out of a limited musical palette that is infused with rich texture and detail.

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Listen: SLEEPER AND SNAKE – ‘SUGAR AND GOLD’

Words: James Frostick

Not far removed from a frenzy of activity with their other project Terry, Al Montfort and Amy Hill slow things down a touch with their new two-piece project Sleeper and Snake. ‘Sugar and Gold’ takes a look at Queensland – a state built by mountains of sugar cane, colonial greed, the slave trade and oppressive heat.

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Listen: MY DISCO – ‘RIVAL COLOUR’

Words: James Frostick

Masters of harsh soundscapes and monumental noise My Disco is back with news of a forthcoming record and a new song to boot. ‘Rival Colour’ is a masterclass of threatening minimalism. It’s a sparse collection of elements have been pieced together to create a truly unsettling arrangement.

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Premiere: THE SNAKES – ‘SNAKES BDAY’

Words: James Frostick
Art: Eve Dadd + David Forcier

The Snakes have emerged from Melbourne’s swampy morass of punk with a phenomenally catchy interpretation of dissonant sleaze. The group will be putting a mini-LP out in March, but lead single ‘Snakes Bday’ is a perfect introduction to a band that is bringing a distinct edge to the scene.  

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Video Premiere: IDIOT BOX – ‘BABY BOOMER’

Words: James Frostick

We’re stoked to premiere the new clip from Sydney rabble-rousers Idiot Box. ‘Baby Boomer’ is a snotty sneer at Australia’s ruling establishment, pushing forth sentiments of derision on the back of some aggro rock’n’roll. 

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