New Weird Australia:Broadcast Two

New Weird Australia broadcasts weekly on Sydney’s FBi Radio – playing two hours of new, experimental and ecelctic Australian music. The show features regular guest performances, playing exclusive in-studio sessions – many of which are previously unreleased. This free download collects together twelve of these exclusive tracks from Danger Beach, Collarbones, Ghost_, Blake Freele, Dual Uzis (feat, members of The Splinter Orchestra, Nhomea, Seeake and Ghoul), Raven, Nhomea, Kate Carr, Actual Russian Brides, Crab Smasher and Forenzics.

New Weird Australia, Broadcast Two, NWAB002


1. DANGER BEACH, Lakes (feat. Tv Colours) (2:10)
2. COLLARBONES, I Sea A Wolf (Psuche Cover) (3:06)
3. GHOST_, Seqe (feat. Black Pyramid) (6:30)
4. BLAKE FREELE, Bitter Springs Formation (12:19)
5. DUAL UZIS, Quick Draw (11:53)
6. RAVEN, It’s Too Fucking Hot But We’ve Still Got Melody (5:10)
7. NHOMEA, Jam @ FBi (9:23)
8. KATE CARR, From These Dreams A Boat (5:09)
9. ACTUAL RUSSIAN BRIDES, Sun Shadow Analysis (4:42)
10. CRAB SMASHER, Card Shark (2:55)
11. FORENZICS, Untitled (Two) (6:25)
12. GHOST_, Outro (feat. Black Pyramid) (2:36)

All recordings previously unreleased.
Originally performed & broadcast live on New Weird Australia on FBi Radio.
Stream FBi Radio at, or listen in Sydney in 94.5FM.
‘New Weird Australia’ broadcasts every Thursday at 9pm (Aus EST).

Compiled by Stuart Buchanan.
Artwork by Heath Killen,
All music donated by the artists for use in this compilation only, all rights reserved.

New Weird Australia is a not-for-profit initiative designed to promote and support new eclectic and experimental Australian music. Our current projects include a series of artist releases on our ‘New Editions’ label, a free download compilation series, a weekly show on Sydney’s FBi Radio and an irregular program of live events. Contributions from Australian artists are welcomed and encouraged.

Raven – The Stumble EP

Raven (aka Peter Hollo from FourPlay String Quartet) has a new 3″ CDR out on CURT Recordings. Featuring four great tracks of processed cello and piano, It’s available in a limited edition of 60 copies from the label, but also as a high quality digital download from the Raven bandcamp site.

1. and so it goes…
2. —
3. It’s too fucking hot, but we’ve still got melody
4. luminous

Crab Smasher – The Doctor Is In… Over His Head

It’s finally here! Crab Smasher have a new mini CD out on Marcus Whale’s fantastic CURT label. This release includes three folky droney improvised tracks recorded in a Sydney studio back in July 2009, and is packaged with some stunning cover art from Elizabeth Nagy. There are only 60 copies available so be sure to grab one quick! You can order the CDR from the CURT website for $7 pp worldwide, or sneak a digital copy from Crab Smasher’s bandcamp site. There’s a triple launch show happening this Sunday April 4 with Raven, and Infinite Decimals, who have new releases out also. It’s at 475 King Street Newtown from 4pm.

Infinite Decimals 0.18232323… album launch tour

Melbourne duo Infinite Decimals have a new album out through Audio Actions titled 0.18232323… To celebrate they are playing some launch dates up the east coast accompanied with live projections by Paul Rodgers. Also available on this tour will be copies of a limited edition DVD.

Thursday 1st April
The Front – Canberra
w/Snawklor, Warwick J Smith

Friday 2nd April
Bald Faced Stag – Sydney
Sounds Unsound Festival w/Forenzics, Defektro, Scissor Lock, Toydeath, Justice Yeldham, heaps more

Friday 2nd April
Jura Books – Sydney
w/Scissor Lock, Swill

Saturday 3rd April
ARThive – Newcastle

Sunday 4th April
The Big Room – Sydney
w/Raven, Crab Smasher

Sunday 4th April
Sedition – Sydney

Saturday 24th April
The Empress – Melbourne

Crab Smasher – Little Fingers

Crab Smasher have some new music due out soon, a 3 track mini-CDR out on the CURT label titled The Doctor Is In… Over His Head. Consisting of three improvised tracks recorded one hectic July afternoon in 2009 at SAE Studios Sydney, and featuring gorgeous cover artwork by Elizabeth Nagy, this will be one to get hold of, it will only be available in a limited edition of 70 copies. The CD is due out in March, and will be launched at a series of shows with Sydney’s Raven, who is launching a CDR on CURT also. Here is a sneak peek, a delightful song called Little Fingers.