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LET LUSCIOUS WAVES OF PLEASURES ENVELOP YOU
LET LUSCIOUS WAVES OF PLEASURES ENVELOP YOU

This time last year Florida based genre defying quartet PLEASURES released their debut album, Fucked Up Dreams Come True, a work that explored the multi-layered intersections between choices and their consequences. Now sees the release of their dark pop...

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BELOVED ELK RELEASE DISTRACTIONS
BELOVED ELK RELEASE DISTRACTIONS

This week saw the release of the long awaited debut album from Melbourne duo Beloved Elk. Distractions is both a work of raw strength and tense fragility that straddles the line between experimentation and accessibility. Restless drums and percussion...

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JESSICA’S, DENNISON & JONES TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM
JESSICA’S, DENNISON & JONES TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM

Next week sees the release of the self titled debut album from Portland duo Jessica Dennison and Jessica Jones. It is the result of a decade of collaboration between the two friends. The latter’s lead guitar work creates subtle yet...

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HATER SHARE NEW SINGLE, ‘CRY LATER’
HATER SHARE NEW SINGLE, ‘CRY LATER’

With ‘Had It All’ sitting pretty inside our weekly chart’s Top 10, Malmö quartet Hater have shared a new song from their forthcoming album, You Tried. ‘Cry Later’ is musical duality at its finest as it is at once...

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AOTW: HAND HABITS’ WILDLY IDLE, A POIGNANT WORK OF TRUE HUMILITY
AOTW: HAND HABITS’ WILDLY IDLE, A POIGNANT WORK OF TRUE HUMILITY

Hand Habits, the project of L.A based multi-instrumentalist Meg Duffy (Mega Bog, Kevin Morby Band) released her long awaited debut album last week. A work that in some ways oozes confidence but cautions that with its fragility, it’s lo-fi...

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“WORLD’S BEST AMERICAN BAND” WHITE REAPER!
“WORLD’S BEST AMERICAN BAND” WHITE REAPER!

Louisville quartet White Reaper are set to release their third album this April cheekily titled The World’s Best American Band. The first single, ‘Judy French’ is a big, in fact fucking big, dose of glam rock delivered in style...

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GABRIELLA COHEN’S DEBUT REISSUED
GABRIELLA COHEN’S DEBUT REISSUED

Photo: Rolling Stone Australia Early last December when the tumbleweeds start blowing across the musical year for many, Melbourne based Brisbane expat Gabriella Cohen released her excellent debut full length Full Closure and No Details. Ordinarily for us, the...

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HOLLOW SIDEWALKS RELEASE ALBUM TWO ON VINYL
HOLLOW SIDEWALKS RELEASE ALBUM TWO ON VINYL

During 2016 Portland band Hollow Sidewalks digitally released their second album Year Of The Field Mouse and last month saw the long player get a vinyl release. While staying true to its rock roots, its ten tracks traverse genre...

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THE COURTNEYS SHARE NEW SINGLE FROM NEW RECORD
THE COURTNEYS SHARE NEW SINGLE FROM NEW RECORD

Vancouver pop/rock outfit The Courtney’s are set to release their second album, The Courtneys II later this month and have just shared a new track from it, the deliberative and subtle, ‘Minnesota’. Newly signed to New Zealand’s premier independent...

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DAG SHARE BENEFITS OF SOLITUDE TITLE TRACK
DAG SHARE BENEFITS OF SOLITUDE TITLE TRACK

Dag, the project of Dusty Anastassiou, released their third single and the title track from their forthcoming debut album, Benefits Of Solitude last week. A gorgeously rustic and rhythmically balanced mixture of folk, rock and a twinge of country, it’s...

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