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Video Premiere: JAY & YUTA – ‘MYSTERIOUS FLAWS IN THE HOUSE WE BUILT OURSELVES’

Words: James Frostick

Last year Jay Cruikshank and Yuta Matsumura teamed up to create an album of offbeat winners called Condemned Compilations under the banner of Jay & Yuta. The unheralded effort is being given a second life this month with a brand-new vinyl release via Research Records. To celebrate, Jay & Yuta are dropping the visuals for stand-out track ‘Mysterious Flaws In The House We Built Ourselves’ – a unique piece of sound composed of oblique rhythms.

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In review: ALBUMS RELEASED IN MARCH 2020

Words: James Frostick
Band image: Lisa Businovski

A lot of things went down in March 2020. As the nation shut its borders and everyone prepared themselves for the oncoming pandemic, a cloud seemed to hover over everything. Despite the ominous feeling permeating those weeks, the music scene kept churning out great records – some of which are candidates for best of the year. In an effort to keep track of the year’s best recorded material, Weirdo Wasteland is releasing monthly round-ups of albums and EPs that we didn’t have enough time to cover at the time of release. In no particular order, here is the best of what arrived in March …

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