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Premiere: OV PAIN – ‘EXCESS AND EXPENDITURE’

Words: James Frostick
Band image and cover art: Josh Watson

Naarm/Melbourne via Dunedin experimental dark wave duo Ov Pain is making some moves ahead of the release of new album The Churning Blue of Noon – out next year via It Records. The album’s lead single ‘Excess and Expenditure’ is a gripping introductory statement to the group’s next chapter; a colossal monolith wrought from dark and intimidating sound, breathtaking in its sheer density and power.

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Listen: OV PAIN / QUELL – DELUSIONS

Words: James Frostick
Image: Jake Ollett

Two of Australia’s most intriguing proponents of experimental noise – Melbourne-via-New Zealand’s Ov Pain and Melbourne’s Quell – have teamed up for a split cassette release, out now through Sydney-based DIY label chemical imbalance. Each outfit contributes a track showcasing their respective outsider sound, both textural compositions that double as sensory explorations.

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