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"Does the average man feel like he's on the outside?" goes the beginning of "Public Bodies," a wistful jangle-pop gem that shudders open into a snarling punk coda.
Ahead of her new album entitled Another Wave Is Coming, Emily Edrosa has released the single Drinking During The Day. It comes by the way of PSL Sound in New Zealand and Park The Van in the United States. PSL Sound is Edrosa's own newly formed label, which was initially created for the purpose of this release and to print out-of-print Street Chant records.
APRA has announced the 20 finalists for the 2020 Silver Scroll Award. The award recognises outstanding achievement in the craft of songwriting, and this year's group of outstanding songwriters includes Reb Fountain, Mermaidens, Troy Kingi, and Nadia Reid. Check out the full list of the finalists' songs here:
Those who pre-ordered Jump Rope Gazers in the midst of New Zealand's Level 4 lockdown will today have in their hot little hands the follow up to Future Me Hates Me by The Beths
This September will see the return of Wax Chattels in the form of their sophomore album Clot. The first single, named No Ties, is a melodic expression of the first generation immigrant experience. Check out the single's densely textured video
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