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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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