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Premiere: CALIFORNIA GIRLS – ‘OUT THE DOOR’

Words: James Frostick
Artist image: Joe Brennan

California Girls, the moniker of dark-electro artist Gus McGrath, is inching closer to the release of his new LP Beat Boy. The record’s third single ‘Out The Door’ drops tomorrow, and we’re stoked to provide the first listen. Here Gus rips himself apart to the frenetic thump of the beat, searching for connection and company amidst the steaming heave of the dance-floor. Continue reading Premiere: CALIFORNIA GIRLS – ‘OUT THE DOOR’

Premiere: CALIFORNIA GIRLS – ‘SMALL BIRDS’

Words: James Frostick
Artist image: Tim Hardy

Canberra-based neo-synth-pop artist Gus McGrath aka California Girls is releasing the second track from his forthcoming record Beat Boy. ‘Small Birds’ is an irresistibly danceable track that places the listener in the bowels of a pulsing subterranean rave as Gus moves through a heaving mass of bodies, searching for true intimacy amid an uncaring world hooked on physical immediacy. 

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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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