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For those unfamiliar with Constant Mongrel, they are a punk band based in Melbourne, Australia. This is a band clearly influenced by 1980s darkwave/post-punk but with their own unique, fresh take on the sound that brings it kicking and screaming into the modern age. Constant Mongrel have been around for

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Australian dark electro duo Mezko‘s brand new 3-song EP Syzygy is out now on Anti-Language Records! If Mezko isn’t on your radar yet, you’ve definitely been missing out. These two have been creating fun, indulgent electronica for the last few years including a slew of eye-catching music videos (the latest

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This low key release (cassette and Bandcamp only) from Aussie newcomers Potion is a trailer heavy psychedelic cocktail but don’t expect to find any multi-coloured umbrellas poking out the top. Heaviness rating is spiked sharply upwards and the grooves will send you reeling as if caught in a wind tunnel.

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Each week it seems that a new post-punk/dream pop/new wave song catches my ear and reminds me of the unlimited well of music waiting to be heard. After the latest Miserable tour was announced, I realized I had been tragically overlooking Sydney, Australia’s Death Bells. The sextet released a self-titled

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The Silverwater Women’s Correctional Facility has one inmate that is like no other. In 2001, one of the most gruesome murders in the history of Australia occurred. Katherine Mary Knight was the first woman in Australia to be sentenced to life imprisonment, with her file marked “never to be released.”

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If there’s room in your life for another ethereal exponent of monolithic doom music, then Drug Cult will be happy to provide you with the necessary top-up injection. This Ritual Productions self-titled debut release introduces the Australian quartet to an audience beyond the southern hemisphere, and anyone happy to digest

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