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Title: Thread Bare
Format: 7"
Label: Alberts Basement
Country: Australia
Price: $10.00
"The solo voice recordings of melbournes Christopher Hill, who has previously recorded for Bunyip Trax, Tape Projects, Sabbatical and Inverted Crux some time since 2003. Two tracks, Skeletal and T-shirt, pressed at 45RPM, in a numbered sleeve." - Alberts Basement.

"Moffarfarrah presents a pile of sonic excrement so varied and strange, it makes Eggeggs David Russell sound like Frank Sinatra Jr. There are rarely more than two or three layers, but the air is always filled with gibbering nonsense. Not as theatrical and dense as Dylan Nyoukis, but not (shall we say) unstrangled. Pretty fine head scratcher." - Byron Coley, The Wire.

Artist: MUURA
Title: S/T
Format: 7"
Label: Alberts Basement
Country: Australia
Price: $8.00
"Solo project by Brisbanes Matt Earle (of xNoBBQx among other things) is one of those curious emanations that recall early recordings on New Zealands Precious Metal label. Sounds like guitar amp, percussion and who knows what else, elegantly arcing into something that could be garbage or could be a flower. Either way, its about the sound not the smell, and this one will keep you scratching in wonder." - Byron Coley.

Title: Wasted Love
Format: LP
Label: Alberts Basement
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Another gem un earthed from the break dance the dawn sacred mineral reserve. If you havent already picked up the Xwave and Girls Girls Girls LPs on Little Big Chief or the Muura full length and Sprot 7" on Wormwood- not to mention that xNOBBQx Skewer 10" on Golden Lab- seek out those treasures while you can! Mysteries vocalist Anthony Guerra (Antipan, Love Chants, Your Intestines) is one of the key players in the bdtd scene and this record, one of his hallmark performances, is the latest to drop from the breakdance back catalogue. Wasted Love was recorded sometime in the 00s in Tokyo, Japan by A Guerra (vocals), Mark Anderson (drums), Mark Sadgrove (guitar) and Noel Callan (guitar). Radically re-mastered by James Plotkin for this release and with one previously unheard track." - Alberts Basement.

Title: The Glisten ep
Format: 12"
Label: Alberts Basement
Country: Australia
Price: $16.00
"Alberts Basement is damn excited to present ‘The Glisten e.p.’ 12-inch by Melbourne’s very own Secret Valley.
The follow up to Secret Valley’s self-titled debut, ‘The Glisten e.p.’ glows with pulsing keyboards, dirty guitar, close/dreamy lyrics and bangin’ beats constructed to party and transcend existence. The two singers Dan Cross and Phoebe Robertson begin articulating their feelings in a warm and bright manner, with abstract interjections that are juicy as hell and take us along a trail-ride of dreams, yearnings, bummers and bad vibes, all the while keeping it fun and humorous with self-awareness and inventive descriptions such as “sometimes friends of coincidence used to twist the day time vine”. The words are where lyricist Dan Cross lays it bear and toys with his song craft. Recorded over 2013/2014 and mastered by Mikey Young, ‘The Glisten e.p.’ is a home made masterpiece. From the hand painted eagle with a crow’s body on the album cover to the recording and music video for lead track ‘Angry Loners Unite’ (featuring comics star Simon Hanselmann) Dan has been in control. The whole e.p. was recorded by Dan in his home studio in Fitzroy, Melbourne. He made it how he likes it, and he made it for you!

Dan has been honing his craft for over 15 years as Rentboy and Secret Valley is a more pop progression. His songs are complex blueprints, a maze of articulate arrangements and blossoming interplay. The songs are anthemic.

Angry Loners Unite is a bitter sweet pop hit. Be Happy & Enjoy Yourself is an epic white trash rhapsody. Crow Bar is catchy and claustrophobic, and My Two Kids, a cover of a Mad Nanna tune, groans and shines.
New addition Phoebe Robertson from The Curse sings her lines strong and confidently, her bright voice beaming into the atmosphere and her trombone tearing away triumphantly.

Soul food for dark shadows.

Comes with lyric sheet and digital download code." - Alberts Basement.

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