It sounds like Dan Deacon suffered an aneurism. It’s like Captain Ahab lost the plot. It’s avant-punk gone electro. It’s pretty cool in parts, catchy in others, absurd in most – absurd is a good thing in this day and age, though.
Aussie Dream is a great slice of Australian electronica; one that sets itself highly amongst the ranks of established practitioners. Each song communicates an honesty and love for music that is unrivalled – poignant and touching and entirely serious in its intent, to be shared.
Your Town is one of the most accurate and on point records lyrically this year. For me personally it drives the nail home and reminds me that time is limited, that things end and not always well. It’s a fearful record at times, but strong in facing and addressing those fears. It battles cognitive dissonance with audible dissonance in spectacular fashion. It’s a cry to the void, but one that doesn’t expect a call back.