Triple R Soundscape: 1 October 2018
Soundscape is a weekly look at local and international releases making an impression on our musical radar. The list offers a cross section of EPs and albums arriving at the station.We have been busily scouring the Soundscape! Check out some of our favourite finds for this week 24 September 2018
Cash Savage and the Last Drinks - Good Citizens **ALBUM OF THE WEEK
Good Citizens is the fourth album from local act Cash Savage and the Last Drinks and it's out via Mistletone/Inertia. Following from 2016’s acclaimed One Of Us, Good Citizens raises the stakes and signals the ascent of Cash Savage and the Last Drinks as one of the heavy hitters of Australian music’s new era.
Activities of Daily Living - Space EP (Tender Collection)
Minimal darkwave and experimental electronic EP. The first release on Tender Collection: an artist run, Narrm (Melbourne) based, queer-feminist label whose mission is to support, promote and distribute experimental, experimental, electronic and punk sounds from feminist and queer identifying artists. Tender Collection is run by Activities of Daily Living members Chloe and Jonnine.
79.5 - Predictions (Big Crown Records)
The New York City band are a transcendent soul force. Their debut, produced by Leon Michels (El Michels Affair) blends disco, house, vintage funk and modern hip hop sounds.
Mike Simonetti - Solipsism (Collected Works 2006-2013) (2MR/Remote Control)
The LP represents an archival release of music from Simonetti's tenure as owner of Italians Do It Better spanning from 2006-2013.
Exploded View - Obey (Sacred Bones)
Exploded View, the international music project of Annika Henderson, Hugo Quezada, and Martin Thulin has returned and taken flight with their second full length, Obey. The album was recorded at Hugo’s and Martin’s studios in Mexico City with Annika visiting from Berlin. Leaving behind their raw, live recording process, and embracing overdubs and multi-instrumentalism, the band has crafted their most ambitious work to date
Jlin - Autobiography (Planet Mu)
New full-length record from the acclaimed producer. It's a soundtrack for the award-winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor, who previously collaborated with Jamie xx on the ballet Tree of Codes back in 2015
Amber Arcades - European Heartbreak (Heavenly Records/Inertia Music)
Second album from Dutch-born musician Annelotte De Graaf. Speaking about the LP Amber Arcades says: “If it were called American Heartbreak, you wouldn’t bat an eye. Somehow calling it European Heartbreak feels far less comfortable, almost like a statement in itself. I’m Dutch, hence European. The focus of the record is Europe. As for Heartbreak, for me heartbreak symbolises any kind of falling apart of one of these concepts or stories we invent for ourselves, like romantic love, a sense of identity, nationality, an economic system. It’s kind of a universal thing in my mind.”
CAVE - Allways (Drag City/Rocket)
We'll let the band's label take it from here: "CAVE have been off on a trip — a brief, blissed glimpse into the infinite, and they've brought a generous dose back to us. Loaded with space, groove, and rock — Allways!"
Retiree - House or Home (Rhythm Section INTL)
Australian group Retiree return to Rhythm Section INTL in 2018 with a new record ‘House Or Home’. The musical project of Matt Crowley, Tori Holleman and Marco Vella; Retiree skilfully combine their broad influences into a unique hybrid of strongly rhythmic and emotional music.
Hater - Siesta (Fire Records)
Hater “boast Marr-esque guitars and vocals reminiscent of fellow Swedes and The Concretes” (Norman Records) whilst having the pop sensibilities of The Chills, Alvvays, Snail Mail and Makthaverskan.