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INTERVIEW: EMOTIVE MATHEMATICS – JESSE WOOLSTON’S µSTRUCTURE

Last month New Zealand composer and multimedia artist Jesse Woolston released his new album µstructure to coincide with simultaneous visual art exhibitions in San Francisco for MUTEK and in Miami for the Digital Graffiti Projection Festival and referencing earlier exhibits in Mexico City and London. The exhibitions are centred on the idea of scalability and the […]

IN LONG FORM: A BLUSH(INGLY) BELATED RESPONSE TO HEARTS GROW DULL (PART ONE)

Adelaide shoegaze/dream pop outfit Blush Response, led by DIY multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer (and soon be to be qualified veterinarian) Alister Douglas, dropped their long awaited debut album Hearts Grow Dull back in April.  Instructive as it is intoxicating, it’s a work of personal catharsis poignant in its processing of loss and regret. But it […]

AN EXPLANATION: WE ARE NO FRIEND OF SPOTIFY OR ANY CORPORATE OWNED STREAMING SERVICE; AND THERE IS AN EMBRYONIC ALTERNATIVE EMERGING

It’s taken us 10 years to decide to use a streaming service. It was made will full awareness of what they are, what they do and how they do it. Indie30 turns 10 years old at the end of this year. As a music blog, we are and have always been totally non-financial and have […]

NYP EXHIBITS SERIES NO. 3 – V / A – SPACE ODDITIES

When words fail, music speaks – It’s a motto spoken by Label Sphère & with the joy of sounds connecting people on dance floors across the globe, I’m sure it’s a sentiment we can all appreciate. Located in Toulouse, also known as ‘The Pink City’, they’ve been producing music in the south of France for […]

LUCY CURATES (AND STARS IN) AN ITALIAN ELECTRONIC MUSIC ODYSSEY

Stroboscopic Artefacts, the record label founded and co-owned by Berlin based Italian DJ/Producer Luca Mortellaro, aka Lucy recently unveiled the captivating 10 track compilation album, Flowers From The Ashes: Contemporary Italian Electronic Music. It captures 10 very distinct creations from 10 very talented Italian electronic artists including Lucy himself. Their musical art comes from and […]

NYP EXHIBITS SERIES NO. 2 – SIMON MILLS – POKE EP

Fans of electronic duo Bent may already be aware of the solo creations that come from the mind of Simon Mills (aka Napoleon), but for those that aren’t, the very awesome Poke EP is an audio delight awaiting to please your ears. It’s his first release for 2018 & as a way to thank fans […]

LETS TALK ABOUT RAPE: HOW GENDER INEQUALITY & TOXIC MASCULINITY CONSPIRE TO KEEP RAPE IN THE DARK AND SURVIVORS UNSUPPORTED

“It goes without consequences”. Kissy Fleur (Singer-songwriter, harpist & producer). As Ripened Fruit, the confrontational debut album about rape by Kissy Fleur enters its last day as our album of the week, we thought it more than appropriate to support her aim to bring the crime out from the shadows and into the spotlight. To […]

NYP EXHIBITS SERIES NO. 1 – DJ NOTHING – NOTHING EP

This is the first in our new NYP Exhibits Series. Adelaide DJ/Producer Shannon Dickson offered to scour the beautiful obscure depths of Bandcamp*, the best place to buy online music, and select what he thinks are the best new electronic releases going around for a Name Your Price (NYP) arrangement. New Canadian house label Recovery […]

INTERVIEW: INSIDE LOWTIDE’S SOUTHERN MIND

Melbourne shoegaze/dream pop outfit Lowtide hit Adelaide tomorrow night to complete their initial 6 date national tour in support of their excellent second album released earlier this year, Southern Mind. To mark the occasion, Indie30 took the opportunity to send some questions over to the band regarding how the album came about, the songwriting and […]

INTERVIEW: SERETAN

You might recall we featured the rather excellent debut EP, Live In Dreams from Seretan, the project of Özcan Ertek earlier this year. We recently sent across a few questions to the Istanbul electronic experimentalist about his musical career thus far, the influences and processes behind the EP and the state of being a progressive […]

INTERVIEW: JACOB FAURHOLT OF CRYSTAL SHIPSSS

Earlier this month saw the release of the third full length record I Will See No Moon, No Sky by Crystal Shipsss, the musical project of experimental Danish artist Jacob Faurholt. It’s our much deserved current album of the week. As the title suggests, its a rather melancholic record, recorded in the aftermath of a […]

INTERVIEW: ANDREW COATES OF BLACK CAB

Late last year we interviewed Andrew Coates from Black Cab about their superb new double album, Games Of The XXI Olympiad. The album came in at 3 in our Top 30 albums of 2014 and now word has come through about a four sided vinyl release – just salivating about that. Couldn’t think of a […]

INTERVIEW: PAYING HOMAGE TO REPLIKAS

Istanbul based online magazine Offprint has just released a long awaited tribute album to seminal Turkish band Replikas. The experimental rock quintet began their musical journey back in 1996 and over their seventeen years have produced six studio albums and released a seven song instrumental EP earlier this year, EP No 1. Utilising arguably the […]

INTERVIEW: THIS WILL DESTROY YOU

Texas based four-piece This Will Destroy You have blitzed the indie scene with their latest release Tunnel Blanket, a cinematic feast for the ears that sounds better and better with each listen. Dave Roberts recently asked a few questions to founding member and guitarist Jeremy Galindo…   DAVE: How was the vibe playing at this […]

INTERVIEW: WOMEN

Calgary four piece, Women, emerged in 2008 to critical acclaim with the release of their self titled debut album. Now they’re back with the follow up, ‘Public Strain’. We spoke with guitarist Pat Flegel a couple of week’s back about the development of the band and its live performances, the forthcoming album and the machinations […]