March 5th, 2009
Episode 4 of 16 episodes
THE BLEEDING HEARTS - Devils Song This Sydney based 8 piece formed in 2008 and since then have released a self-titled 4 track demo EP. Weâve been playing the more uptempo track, Not Nobody on FBi so here is another tune from their debut demo. Look out for another EP from them sometime later in 2009. LOST VALENTINOS - Serio (KNIFE MACHINE remix) This Sydney group has been featured on earlier Beforecasts with previous singles and remixes. They can also count themselves as one of our firm favourites, chalking up lots of airplay on 94.5fm.We had our first taste with The Bismarck, which was released through Bang Gang 12â at the tail end of 2008, and mow the debut album, Cities Of Gold, is due out in mid 2009. Theyâve spent the last two years working on the album with Scottish producer Ewan Pearson (The Rapture, M83) across Sydney, London & Berlin. This episode we present their second single, Serio - cut up and put back together by KNIFE MACHINE, which is Jono & Pat from LOST VALENTINOS. BROKEN CHIP â“ Summer Stars Based in the NSW Blue Mountains, BROKEN CHIP uses traditional instruments and homemade software with an aim to foster experimentation rather than conventional song writing, Influenced by everything from Autechre to Kraftwerk to old pianos, computers and Nintendo DS. His latest album is Pow Wow 7. The Pow Wow series was conceived by Sydney independent, artist-run record label Feral Media with the aim to give quality left-field music a focus and an outlet to be enjoyed. So enjoy this track off Pow Wow 7! MUM SMOKES - At the Gate This Melbourne quartet features members of Minimum Chips, KES Band, ZOND and The Ancients. They released their debut album in 2005 and were invited by The Dirty Three to perform at All Tomorrows Parties in London in early 2008. Their second release is actually a double album, the first disc being, Easy (recorded between January 2006 and March 2007), and the second House Music (recorded between August 2007 and September 2008). It contains 31 tracks all up, all recorded at home. Have a listen to At the Gate off âEasyâ. The double album is released in April 2009 through Sensory Projects. MADE IN JAPAN â“ Invertuoso MADE IN JAPAN started off like many other bands â“ a couple of mates, some beers and a house party. The Sydney group have only been together a short while, but theyâve steadily gained a profile on the Sydney live circuit and have recently released their debut EP. This is the lead track off it. SHAZAM â“ Pool Party 2009 This super talented 19 year old musician and producer from Perth learnt to play keys at age 3, started making tracks on a Casio at age 10 and acquired a Moog from his high school science room at age 16. Fast forward a couple of years and heâs spent the last 12 months remixing Dizzee Rascal, Munk, Empire of the Sun, Pase Rock, Muscles and more. Now heâs set to release his debut release, Pool Party, through Bang Gang 12â. Itâs inspired by his days spent sipping goon cocktails in the spa at his family house and it contains 3 original tracks and remixes from Headman, Hey Today & Rogerseventytwo.