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Listen: NEW CENTRE OF THE UNIVERSE VOL. 3

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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In Review: MARTYR PRIVATES – MARTYR PRIVATES (BEDROOM SUCK, 2014)

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Martyr Privates the record is a dirty, beat-up collection of wan rock-and-roll countenance. It’s tobacco-stained, the sleeves are rolled up and it’s has a slight sweat-sheen which means there is effort here, even if they sing about not giving any fucks. 

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