Words: James Frostick and Kim Salmon
Artist image: Semiconductor Media
On Kim Salmon & The Surrealists’ eighth record Rantings From The Book Of Swamp, the enduring Aus underground veterans are getting weird with it. A worldwide live-streamed improvised performance is now a double album, one that smoulders and crackles with the immediacy of a live recording, but with an off-kilter poise that could only be nailed by a crew of seasoned veterans.
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Words: James Frostick and Nicole Thibault
Band image: Jamie Wdziekonski
Today Naarm/Melbourne-based dream-pop outfit Thibault releases its brand-new LP Or Not Thibault via esteemed label Chapter Music. Comprised of Nicole Thibault of Minimum Chips fame and members of current-gen groups such as Parsnip, Traffik Island and The Ocean Party, Thibault revels in lush and considered sounds – music that inspires a kind of beatific calm. Nicole has kindly shared insight into the record, including the thoughts that shaped and inspired it.
Continue reading Track by Track: THIBAULT – OR NOT THIBAULT (CHAPTER MUSIC, 2020)