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Premiere: MOUNT TROUT – ‘I HAVE EVERYTHING’

Words: James Frostick
Band image: Katherine Daly

Tasmanian transplants Mount Trout will be following up on 2016 LP Screwy with Shelter Belt, a brand-new record dropping on May 24. To a musical backing of tottering discordant folk, new single ‘I Have Everything’ sees Mount Trout counting its blessings – taking stock of life’s essentials and celebrating a humble glut of unconventional riches. 

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Premiere: ALL THE WEATHERS – …FOR THE WORMS (ROUGH SKIES, 2019)

Words: James Frostick
Band Photo: Kim Walls

It’s a big day for Tasmanian trio All The Weathers. The exciting, electric and eclectic band is releasing its brand-new record ... For the Worms today through Rough Skies Records. The record is a lively and nuanced album of off-beat and rollicking art punk – urgent in parts, sombre in others. … For the Worms see’s the band make full use of each member’s talents – it showcases a musical versatility and creative knack for conveying sentiments in unique ways without lessening the impact of its message. 

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In Review: RAT FILTH – TODAY FEELING EP (SELF RELEASE, 2014)

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At first listen, this record is a mess. Haphazard and nonsensical, beats are scattered and guitars are everywhere. At points the two musicians come together to make great music and those points aren’t as rare as you think. Intertwining amongst the aural refuse is some striking musicianship that blends jazz and punk perfectly. 

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