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Video Premiere: SHINING BIRD – ‘STRANGE LAND’

Words: James Frostick
Band image: Olivia Trevor

Following on from the August release of ‘Deadlands’, the title track of their forthcoming third LP, Shining Bird are releasing a new single called ‘Strange Land’. Set to a backing of melodious and slightly melancholy indie Australiana, ‘Strange Land’ sees Shining Bird reckoning with a growing unfamiliarity with their home – the subtle changes that are  shaping it into something foreign and socially inhospitable. 

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Video Premiere: MARK’S PARANORMAL DYSNEYLAND – ‘MY DEPRESSION’

Words: James Frostick
Band image: Dylan Jeffreys

Cover art: Fred Gooch

Meanjin/Brisbane-based crew Mark’s Paranormal Dysneyland is gearing up to release a new cassette via Eternal Soundcheck, dropping a clip today for visceral track ‘My Depression’. Unflinching and uncomfortable, ‘My Depression’ peels back the facade of abject misery, including listeners in the journey to pass through the dark core in hopes of breaking through on the other side. 

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Video Premiere: THE WERM – ‘SKINCRAWLIN”

Words: James Frostick
Artist image: Emily Herbert

Simon Maisch from Melbourne/Naarm-based post-punk outfit Bitumen is stepping away from slithering industrial sonics with his new iso-project The Werm. Dipping into the realm of subterranean club music, Simon has fashioned a five-track EP of addled groove called Skincrawlin‘. We’re stoked to be premiering the visuals of the EP’s title track, which boasts mulched-up elements of conventional breakbeat that have been refashioned into a sublime slice of snappy downtempo EDM.

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Video Premiere: DR SURE’S UNUSUAL PRACTICE – ‘COLLAPSE’

Words: James Frostick
Artist image: Tara Lea

A few months removed from the release of their new EP, Remember The Future? Vol. 1, oddball-punk outfit Dr Sure’s Unusual Practice are releasing the visuals for standout single ‘Collapse’. Make in conjunction with Ballarat-based Cake Industries, the mind-bending clip is a suitably warped accompaniment underscoring the grim prognostication at the core of the song itself.

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Premiere: HEXTAPE – ‘TOYOTA’

Words: James Frostick
Artist image: Lou Wheeler

We are pleased as punch to be premiering ‘Toyota’ the new single from sound artist Hextape aka Bridget Chappell.  Shaped by moon-lit cityscape explorations and fractured science-fiction imagery, the track oscillates between nighttime lurk and throbbing, pulse-quickening techno.

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Video Premiere: INTRODUCTION – ‘INTRODUCTION’

Words: James Frostick
Band image: Capital Waste Pictures

Just over a month ago, Adelaide/Tarndanya trio Introduction released their debut self-titled EP – a collection of six beautifully minimal synth-pop -meets-post-punk gems. Today we’re thrilled to be premiering the visuals for standout track ‘Introduction’, a suitably mellow and hypnotic statement of intent that perfectly encapsulates the band’s understated power. 

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Video Premiere: JAY & YUTA – ‘MYSTERIOUS FLAWS IN THE HOUSE WE BUILT OURSELVES’

Words: James Frostick

Last year Jay Cruikshank and Yuta Matsumura teamed up to create an album of offbeat winners called Condemned Compilations under the banner of Jay & Yuta. The unheralded effort is being given a second life this month with a brand-new vinyl release via Research Records. To celebrate, Jay & Yuta are dropping the visuals for stand-out track ‘Mysterious Flaws In The House We Built Ourselves’ – a unique piece of sound composed of oblique rhythms.

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Video Premiere: MILLENIUM COWBOY – ‘WILSON TANNER’

Words: James Frostick
Artist image: Harriet Fraser-Barbour

Introducing Millenium Cowboy – the solo ambient electronica project of Adelaide/Tarndanya musician Harriet Fraser-Barbour. Ahead of the August release of Millenium Cowboy’s debut EP MC-MOOD, we’re premiering the visuals for lead single ‘Wilson Tanner’ – a  deeply meditative work that coaxes out a hypnotic calmness.

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Video Premiere: NEIL O’HARDTY – ‘MISS YOUR MOMENT’

Words: James Frostick
Artist image: Endless Prowl

At the end of July, underground hip-up and electronica artist Neil O’Hardty (formerly known as Blackheart) will drop a new album. Before it hits, we’re premiering the visuals for fresh track ‘Miss Your Moment’ – a measured number that blends a loose mix of complementary genres together with grown-up sentiments about seizing opportunities when they arise.

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Video Premiere: NERVE QUAKES – ‘DIVE WRECK’

Words: James Frostick
Band image: James Taylor

Phenomenal Perth-based goth-tinged post-punk unit Nerve Quakes have stepped back into the spotlight with news of a new album close on the horizon. ‘Dive Wreck’ is the first cut from the record – a dynamic and stirring track examining the loneliness of anxious episodes and the necessity of a caring support network.

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