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TV FREAKS bad luck charms LP/CD & HELTA SKELTA beyond the black stump LP

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TV FREAKS bad luck charms LP/CD
With a fistful of singles and two albums to hide behind, Hamilton, ON’s TV FREAKS spew up a miasma of contradictions for their third LP: angular yet liquid, chunky but with gravy, and like a sour grape, hard to keep down - it’s the aptly titled Bad Luck Charms. A trio of underground rock royalty brought the album to life, with production from Dallas Good (THE SADIES, ELEVATOR, THE FILTHY GAZE OF EUROPE), mixing from Don Pyle (SHADOWY MEN ON A SHADOWY PLANET, CRASH KILLS FIVE), and mastering from Mikey Young (TOTAL CONTROL, EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING) - TV Freaks’ new record is art made by near-descendants of early man and as intricate and nuanced as a Biblical fresco, painted with a boulder instead of a brush. Pummelling primal rhythm blocks battle with snaky guitars and static-shock bass as a man cries out and rips his own shirt off, with nothing more to offer but his own flesh. Is our luck about to turn? US customers, you can select the $6 option if you can wait a few extra weeks for your order. This will allow me to ship media mail from the US which I do every 3 weeks or so **** US tour in the works for 2016 listen to one track here - https://soundcloud.com/gordon-dufresne/tv-freaks-thirteen

HELTA SKELTA beyond the black stump LP
Helta Skelta is the newest face of Australian punk - there I said it. Granted they already have an album and a few singles under their belt, Beyond the Black Stump sounds very different from previous outputs and believe this is the album people have been waiting for them to write. It’s hands-down their strongest batch of songs, and the recording does them complete justice. The various elements of this album have always been there, swirling in the soup of varied influences and ideas these guys soak in, but this album smacks of a band getting its ducks in a row. In particular, Jon’s vocals have mellowed from an earlier, more aggressive hardcore delivery into a brilliantly snarky, deadpan, sardonic drawl that draws easy comparison to EDDIE CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING or X. The guitars are tight, choppy and bright, the bass and drums pin the beat down with straightforward but rock-solid rhythms. US customers, you can select the $6 option if you can wait a few extra weeks for your order. This will allow me to ship media mail from the US which I do every 3 weeks or so **** US tour in the works for January 2016 listen to one track here https://soundcloud.com/gordon-dufresne/helta-skelta-pretty-girl