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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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In Review: WIVES – DEVOTED TO YOU (NOPATIENCE RECORDS, 2016)

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Devoted To You by Wives examines the effects of devotion to others and to ideals, revealing the unhealthy nature of being subservient and the power some exercise over others. This band is unleashing pent-up aggression and frustration, while also allowing vulnerable aspects of their selves to be laid bare. This album showcases the scars of past experiences and serves as a warning on how to avoid similar pitfalls.

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