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A mind-bending clip from Hashshashin

A mind-bending clip from Hashshashin

Sydney’s Hashshashin have dropped a clip for their song Immolation, an associative and esoteric exploration of the sub-conscious. Mixing psychedelic freak-outs with polyrhythms, ritualistic drone and Middle Eastern influence, the...
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Psychedelic Ethio-jazz from Mister Ott

Psychedelic Ethio-jazz from Mister Ott

With a sound originally rooted in the Ethiojazz, ‘Single Shot’ sees Sydney’s Mister Ott expand their sonic palette to incorporate psychedelic guitars, reverb-drenched horns, intergalactic keys, and a crunchy drum-and-bass combo that would make DJ Shadow envious. The result is a marriage of mesmerising eastern sounds, tight jazz/funk, and hypnotic grooves with a psychedelic edge....
Brisbane black metal from Siberian Hell Sounds

Brisbane black metal from Siberian Hell Sounds

SVENGALI is the new EP from Brisbane blackened hardcore trio Siberian Hell Sounds: an expression of subconscious and psychic fury. This short EP perfectly distills the the horror, chaos and uncertainty of our world. Sure to be enjoyed by fans of Plebeian Grandstand, Oathbreaker and Bosse-de-Nage. SVENGALI by Siberian Hell Sounds
Blackened hardcore from Melbourne's NO HAVEN

Blackened hardcore from Melbourne’s NO HAVEN

NO HAVEN have burst forth from the Melbourne underground with their punishing debut EP, COLOURS OF NOTHING. Through the EP’s six tracks listeners are dragged through the depths of earthly agony and hellish misery. While at times NO HAVEN bring to mind the punishing grind of GAZA or the sheer fury of Converge, they are...
Hashshashin - nihsahshsaH

Hashshashin – nihsahshsaH

The Sydney trio Hashshashin blend meditative eastern sounds with drone, prog and psychedelia. nihsahshsaH is inspired by the mystics of past and present, who fled their homes and walked out into the desert in search of something to soothe the roar of their broken minds. The sounds bring to mind scorched desert sands, the sweet...
Wartime Sweethearts - So Long Sparta

Wartime Sweethearts – So Long Sparta

Sydney’s Wartime Sweethearts have created a compelling piece of experimental pop with ‘So Long Sparta’. The album draws influence from Bjork and St. Vincent in its fusing of electronic beats with lush textures and beautiful harmonies. There are also echoes of Ella Fitzgerald in the captivating vocal style, Dirty Projectors in the layered compositions, and...
Hinterlandt drop a new single

Hinterlandt drop a new single

‘Chase A Dream’ is the new single from Sydney indie-chamber group Hinterlandt, and the first taste of their upcoming album, ‘Ode To Doubt’. Chase A Dream by Hinterlandt
More madness with Kurushimi's Shōtotsu

More madness with Kurushimi’s Shōtotsu

Sydney’s Kurushimi push the boundaries even further on their gripping new EP, Shōtotsu. This deconstructionist noise-jazz ensemble disassembles and blends elements of improvised jazz, grind, hip hop, doom, noise, prog and more. Think a monstrous fusion of Ornette Coleman, Morbid Angel, Bill Laswell, John Zorn and Bohren & Der Club Of Gore. Shōtotsu by Kurushimi...
Witness Diploid's brand of nihilistic feminism

Witness Diploid’s brand of nihilistic feminism

Melbourne’s Diploid fuse elements of screamo, black metal, noise rock, and powerviolence to create caustic new forms of sonic violence. Their experimental approach sears the psyche with bursts of swirling blackened noise, crackling feedback, and distorted screams — calling to mind a mix of Orchid, Oathbreaker, Full Of Hell, and Circle Takes The Square. "Is...
Slimey Things swan song Goodbye Earth

Slimey Things swan song Goodbye Earth

Back – despite popular demand – Slimey Things return with their final album ‘Goodbye Earth’. After 4 years of silence, Sydney’s premier Sci-fi rock band deliver an album that embodies their fifteen year legacy as pioneers in Sydney’s experimental live music scene. Their music, though largely uncategorizable, fuses elements of Frank Zappa, Futurama, Cardiacs and...
Drone From The Underside Of The Earth II

Drone From The Underside Of The Earth II

We are proud to present ‘Drone From The Underside Of The Earth II’ – a free compilation featuring the best of Australian doom. The compilation features both veterans and promising newcomers, including Inverloch, Whitehorse, Space Bong, Mournful Congregation, Horsehunter, Tangled Thoughts Of Leaving, Drowning Horse, Looking Glass and many more. Listen / download now. Drone From...
Announcing NICEFEST 2016

Announcing NICEFEST 2016

NICEFEST, our annual showcase of Australian progressive and experimental music hits Melbourne and Sydney this year. The third instalment features the jazz-inflected electronica of Tangents, the cinematic arrangements of Fourteen Nights At Sea, the progressive rock of A Lonely Crowd, the mind-bending technicality of Instrumental (adj.), the post-chamber music of Hinterlandt, and much more. More details...
Diploid announce NZ / Aus tour

Diploid announce NZ / Aus tour

Diploid have announced a tour of New Zealand and the Australian east coast in support of their new EP, “Is God Up There?” The Melbourne-based trio have a tireless work ethic, and have staged multiple tours of Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia in recent years. Their caustic new EP blends blackened screamo with...