Nics Picks

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Repressed Records get the last word in on 2016 with our annual Staff Picks. Nic’s Staff Picks for 2016 It kind of surprised myself with what records really resonated with me this year, of course there’s some long-time favourites in there but a lot of things that weren’t exactly what I thought I wanted to hear.  No embedded audio or video links for me, just my hamfisted words. &nb...

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Hi, welcome to my list. Sorry that’s it’s taken so long and that I’ve recycled some other stuff I’ve written. Also sorry I couldn’t muster up something more interesting to write about some of these great releases. Generally these lists are in no order, I’m sure I’ve missed something important but 2015 was a blur that has continued into 2016. Still, it’s an exciting blur. I’ve now been working ...

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Nic's Picks!! Russell St Bombing LP (Smart Guy) Russell st Bombing is Al and Zephyr from Total Control and Eastlink. There’s inklings of both members previous recorded output, such as the moments where Lower Plenty enters into murky Xpressway/early Dead C territory, Zephyr’s clever-yet-subtle guitar deviations in Eastlink and a similar mystic vibe to Al’s fantastic SNAKE cassette, but...

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  Goodbye 2014, hello future. I’m glad to say our customers have excellent taste and I can get behind the majority of stuff in the stores Best Sellers list. I decided to list some of my favourite stuff that didn’t make that top sellers list. Looking forward to another exciting year in the retail industry.   Long Players   Exiles From Clowntown - Tape Scissors Roc...

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16 EXPERIMENTAL SELECTION FOR THIS FRIDAY NIGHTS INSTORE BY NIC WARNOCK / EXOTIC DOG Repressed Records as part of the Newtown Festival Sydney are putting on an instore tomorrow night, featuring the stark, eerie electronics of Half High (Matthew Hopkins and LUCY CLICHE of Naked On The Vague, FOUR DOOR, Knitted Abyss) and the cassette loop & synthesizer explorations of Exotic Dog (aka me, R...