Various Artists

“Midnite Spares (1lp+mp3)” | “Compiled By András And Instant Peterson”

ES003 scanZoom inLabelEfficient Space
Cat. No.ES003
FormatEXCL2LPI
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Special remarks : 1LP, full colour with digital download card Vital Sales Points: Boiler Room Collections video feature to premiere the week of release Companion piece to András and Instant Peterson’s cult all-Australian mix series Tracklist A1. Maria Kozic and the MK Sound - Trust Me A2. Whadya Want? - Open Spaces A3. Poets of the Machine - Arabs A4. The Couch - Full Treatment A5. ??? - Sedation B1. The Igniters - Hakka Suru B2. Mumbo Jumbo - Wind It Up B3. Mix - Do You Do It? B4. Cameron Allen and Graham Bidstrup - Bikini Atoll B5. Foot and Mouth - I Want My Mummy On Midnite Spares, Australian music devotees András and Instant Peterson hold a candle to overlooked avant-pop and electronic works by antipodean artists and outsiders working through the 80s and 90s. Through co-presenting weekly radio show Strange Holiday, the duo slowly upturned their locale for inspiration - archives, country bookstores, private collections and convenience stores, searching for a place to anchor their own identities in the oceans of the island continent. The 10 tracks acknowledge a minor history, passed on via a network of friends, friends of friends, the libraries of radio station 3RRR and more often than not, the artists themselves. Renowned mixed media artist Maria Kozic enters with the mysterious downbeat of Trust Me, her partner Philip Brophy responsible for digital and analogue sonic construction. A recurring character in András and Instant Peterson’s investigations, Brophy reappears with a score piece from his divisive feature film Salt, Saliva, Sperm and Sweat, recorded as ??? (pronounced “Tch Tch Tch"). Other links are thread under the surface. Melbourne inner north experimentalist David Chesworth explores his Australiana songcraft leading Whadya Want?. The short lived project also featured Philip Jackson, whose duo The Couch is restored from Fast Forward’s dance issue - a pioneering cassette fanzine published by early-80s 3RRR personality Bruc

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