Nics Picks

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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...

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Back from a few days in the country, refreshed and ready to share my favourite new(ish) records with you... Mordecai – Neil’s Generator This is my favourite rock ‘n’ roll record of this year and I don’t think anything will trump it. Mordecai are a band that remind me of just how special music can be when a few unassuming people get together with some instruments (here it’s bass, guitar, dr...

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Mordecai – Neil’s Generator LP Another winning album for Richie Records! I raved about their last LP, I think “Flipper covering The Meat Puppets” was the quote on the descriptive tag. This one’s got a little less rough ‘n’ tumble riff riding, it’s been slightly smoothed around the edges with a little more self-reflection and song-orientated material (as opposed to “groove orientated”). Ne...