Australian Idol – featuring members of Rebel Yell, Concrete Lawn and Set-Top Box – have released a pulse-quickening EP of blissfully dissonant techno through Parisian label Gone with the Weed. Here we have five tracks of disorienting and dystopian dance-floor mulchers created by kids disconnecting with reality in real time.
Sydney-based artist Greta Balog has dropped a six-track EP featuring a vibrant collection of tracks under her synthwave pseudonym Greta Now. Diverse in styles despite its condensed runtime, Greta deftly various explores sonic palettes while indulging in wilder conceptual whims.
Several years in the making, Sydney darkwave two-piece L.A Suffocated have finally released a full-length album of bracing synth-heavy electro pop. A collection of bruised remembrances and tear-smudged musings, Dust, Fungus and Blasphemous Thoughts is the soundtrack of emotion exorcised via visceral self-examination and dance-floor catharsis.
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