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Words: James Frostick
Band image: Jamie Wdziekonski
Cover art: Carolyn Hawkins

In 2012 and 2013, ANTI FADE Records released two seminal compilations featuring a bumper crop of Victorian artists, shining a spotlight on the sounds and styles of Melbourne the east coast of Australia. Nearly five years on and the record label is announcing a third compilation to be released on August 3. New Centre of the Universe Vol. 3 strikes a balance between the plethora of styles emerging from Victoria, assembling a stellar array of acts that encapsulate much of the state’s burgeoning underground scene.

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Interview: CIVIC

Words: James Frostick

Earlier this month, Melbourne gutter-rock outfit CIVIC ushered forth a sublime collection of direct and hard-nosed noise in the form of EP New Vietnam. Chief instigator Jim McCullough agreed to field a few questions about the still-new band’s origins and a quick insight into what they wanted to bring to the table.

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Agitated Geelong outfit Vintage Crop are announcing its first full-length album through ANTI FADE Records, less than a year after first emerging with a tape release in 2017. We’re chuffed to give you a taste of what to expect with lead single ‘Gerald Part 2’, a punchy whirlwind of a track that fuses paranoia and frustration in equal measure.

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Video Premiere: THE LIVING EYES – ‘SPRING’

It’s a big thrill to be premiering the video for ‘Spring’, the newest single from Geelong’s The Living Eyes. The track comes from the band’s forthcoming album ‘Modern Living’, which will be out on Friday November 17 through ANTI FADE Records. 

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