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PREMIERE: SUPER-X – SUPER-X (SPOILSPORT RECORDS, 2020)

Words: James Frostick
Band image: Krister Bladh

Today marks the official release of SUPER-X’s debut self-titled album – a collection of head-rattling noise punk that delivers on the band’s early potential. Although blistering, bullying and blunt in tone and aesthetic, SUPER-X imbue their aural brouhaha with a rugged beauty that elevates the collection out of the murk.

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Premiere: EGGY – ‘JOHNNY WHOOP’

Words: James Frostick
Band image: Fabian Hunter
Album art: Ashley Goodall

This November, Naarm/Melbourne-based surrealist-pop wunderkinds Eggy will be releasing its debut full-length record Bravo! through Spoilsport Records. Today the band is sharing the first listen of Bravo!‘s lead single ‘Johnny Whoop’, a superb glimpse at the group’s sonic eccentricities – playfully odd, sitting at the more outré end of the indie-pop spectrum.

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Premiere: HOOPER CRESCENT – ‘LOGOS’

Words: James Frostick
Image: Kalindy Williams

Melbourne art-rock crew Hooper Crescent are following up their self-titled 2018 EP with Object Permanence, a full-length record arriving at the end of July. We’re stoked to be sharing the first listen of lead single ‘Logos’, a snappy number that examines the disconnect between creativity and capitalism.

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In review: ALBUMS RELEASED IN FEBRUARY 2020

Words: James Frostick

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. Although these are shorter write-ups, review length shouldn’t be taken as an indicator of album quality – everything listed is good and should be given proper time of day to indulge appropriately. In no particular order, here is the best of what arrived in February …

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