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Premiere: HEAT WAVE – DEAD BEATS (PSYCHIC HYSTERIA, 2017)

Turning frustration and anger into humour and joviality, Heat Wave’s Dead Beats is the perfect soundtrack for those too burned out on life’s issues. It’s a soundtrack of synth-heavy party punk that laughs at the futility of it all – made by a band that is choosing to face the world, lumps and all, with a sneer and a playlist of jams fit to dance to. 

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In Review: CALIFORNIA GIRLS – DESIRE (OCHRE BEAT, 2016)

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Desire by California Girls is an album of  subterranean vibrancy. Colour is illuminated by pulsing strobes, revealing silhouettes of gyrating bodies. It’s a engrossing listen, making you wonder what happens in the darkest recesses of the night.

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In Review: NAKED – PINK QUARTZ (TENTH COURT, 2015)

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Hobart’s Naked have come forth with a full album that is both striking because of its potent dissonance and conscious thought. The concept and content of Pink Quartz is interesting for a band with avant-punk leanings but it is a remarkable album due to how everything fits together in the end. 

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In Review: TYRANNAMEN – TYRANNAMEN (COOL DEATH RECORDS, 2016)

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Tyrannamen unveil their self-titled LP, which is filled to the brim with rambunctious and infectious punk. Channelling blues and rock and roll in equal measure, Tyrannamen have crafted a pointed and enjoyable record that encourages body movement and creates a joyful inner feeling after just one listen.

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