Triple R Soundscape: 5 November 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 5 November 2018
Grand Salvo - Sea Glass (Mistletone)**Album of the Week
The seventh studio album from the recording project of Melbourne's Paddy Mann is a rich exploration of memory and identity, via the prolific songwriter's singular combination of of folk, classical and experimental sounds.
The Ocean Party - The Oddfellow's Hall (Spunk/Caroline Australia)
The latest from the long-running Melbourne pop band comes just days after the tragic death of drummer and song-writer Zac Denton. The album, recorded in a rural New South Wales hotel for which it is named, is a tribute to the late musician's songwriting abilities and illustrates a band who share a rare musical cohesiveness and vision.
Nun - The Dome (Aarght Records)
The long awaited follow up to 2014s much loved self-titled album arrives nearly two years after it was first announced. The four piece return with a startling attack of industrial synth, drum machines & dark cinematic lyricism.
Dead Can Dance - Dionysus (PIAS/Inertia)
The first album in six years from the long running Australian duo. The ambient release is inspired by the "difference facets of the Dionysus myth and his cult."
Marianne Faithfull - Negative Capability (BMG)
Marianne Faithful's 21st album is a late-career highlight, mediating on death, aging and contemporary globale evnets, recorded in Paris with Warren Ellis and PJ Harvey collaborator Rob Ellis.
Orchestra Of Spheres - Mirror (Fire Records)
Mirror is the latest from the Wellingtonian future-funk collective, expanding their sonic pallat and pushing their rythmic focus and primal vocal repetitions.
Glitoris - The Policy (Buttercup Records / MGM/RiSH)
Debut album from the Canberra four-piece is a timely attack of feminist-punk anthems and unapolagetic wit.
Slow Fades - Canyon Songs (Independent/RiSH)
The debut EP from the four piece finds them mining the 70s sounds of Petty, Springsteen and Brian Eno.
Various Artists - Midday Moon: Ambient and Experimental Artists From Australia And New Zealand 1980 - 1995 (Bedroom Suck Records)
Collates a selection of the rich ambient and experimental bands coming from Australia and New Zealand from 1980 - 1995
Paint - Paint (Mexican Summer)
First solo release from Peter Siadation of Allah-Las is an unwashed, laconic bedroom project of west-coast jangle pop.