With Biker, Exhaustion traps you in a boiler room and extracts sweat like it’s a blood price; at its most expansive, Exhaustion lets you wallow in delirious, blissful repugnance.
Hideous Towns is a great listen for those in the mood to be moody. The EP contains a unique medley of sounds; dream-punk-gaze, surrealist romanticism viewed through a kaleidoscope.
Some Songs by Bored Nothing strikes me as a romantic album – not in a conventional “love song” sense, but as more of an intense, emotionally charged record that details the blissful highs, woeful lows, peaceful adoration, heart-wrenching jealousy and the inner vulnerability that goes hand in hand with genuine affection and dedication.
Sydney’s Weak Boys have crafted a fine collection of beer-soaked tunes that talk of regret and fear. Although the musicianship doesn’t carry much complexity, Weekdays/Weekends exposes some of the fear that is held inside many males growing up in Australia.
The Ocean Party have recently released a new full-length. While previous albums have drawn their fair share of acclaim, Soft Focus seems to be the first record where everything fits, everything clicks, and everything works.