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Funeral Tango release new single ‘Jeebus’

New single released today on Spotify, Apple and other digital platforms. We love it. But then, we would wouldn’t we? Here’s the single artwork, created by Funeral Tango drummer Brad Stafford. 

And if you’re in Sydney, head to the Vic on the Park to hear the whole sweet racket live tomorrow night! See the flyer below. Funeral Tango hit the stage at 10 p.m. And they’ll have CDs of the forthcoming album Influencer for sale! Remember CDs??? They go in your glove box and then stay there and you forget about them and then put them on when you get bored of the radio and then remember why you never play that CD and then put it back in the glove box and so the whole cosmic dance continues…

And here’s another date for the diary: Thursday 25 February. Funeral Tango play Petersham Bowling Club. Mayhem ensues. 

Funeral Tango’s video for killer new single ‘No Reprisal’

New Feral Media signing Funeral Tango have just released a new single, No Reprisal. It has an excellent video shot on location in Italy. Director Neri Ricci explains:

“The video was shot in Canna, a small town in Calabria, one of the poorest and mafia-infiltrated regions in Italy. For most kids living In small, isolated towns it’s hard to escape the influence of narrow minded, criminal, abusive mentality of habitants: sometimes the only solution is to escape. The boy is my girlfriend’s cousin, and it was shot in 3 days.”

No Reprisal is the second single to be lifted from Funeral Tango’s forthcoming album Influencer and is a near perfect distillation of what makes the Sydney-based band so addictive; sinewy, stabbing guitars, driving locked bass and drums and a hopeful, yet melancholy mood.

Funeral Tango sign on, debut single ‘DONNIE’ out now ; album due February 2021

Funeral Tango’s debut album, Influencer, (February 2021), distills the bands energy – a unique refraction of the Manchester post-punk scene. Funeral Tango make a shadowy and alluring noise, which is the particular and refined result of experienced and motivated hands.
The hypnotic and sparse first single from the album, Donnie, is out November 27, 2020. Listen here.
Funeral Tango are a mix of the concentrated and the atmospheric, capturing the push and pull of a singular band with both drive and destination in mind. The Funeral Tango sound has been honed via a series of arresting live performances (as Holiday Inn) in Sydney’s inner west.
The album, Influencer, is as evocative as the Iggy Pop / David Bowie Berlin collaborations; both are harsh but beautiful soundtracks crafted for strange times within surreal landscapes.

Feral Media presents: Covers Vol. 1

We are super stoked to present Covers Vol. 1, the first in a series of curated EP’s featuring label pals performing cover versions of songs that resonate with them as an artist.

Vol. 1 includes contributions from some amazing local artists who each present an interesting take on their chosen piece.

Angelic songstress Lucy Roleff kicks things off with collaborator Pascal Babare for a delicately stripped back version of Saint Etienne’s saccharine dance pop number, ‘Method of Modern Love’. Followed by electronic artist Aphir, who ramps up the melancholy of recent Dirty Projectors song, ‘Keep Your Name’ with sparse production and a haunting new melody.
Ahead of his new album Aussie hip-hop wunderkind, Bilby puts his unique emo-rap spin on Snoop Dogg’s sleek R&B hit ‘Sexual Eruption’, while Canberra’s Sebastian Field pushes Bjork’s ‘Unravel’ into new ambient territory with his golden- throated, spectral harmonies.
Closing out the EP is the chameleonic Reuben Ingall with a typically sombre, low-key take on 90’s alt-rock band Failure.

Covers Vol. 1 is not only a great collection of songs but also provides a great insight into some exciting and unique talent currently operating in the Australian underground.

Download the EP here or stream via the spotify here

Inner Circle / Outer Circle deluxe vinyl edition

The debut vinyl album from Feral Media’s The Artificial Limb is now available in the Feral Media Bandcamp store.
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From Artificial Limb’s Marc Eiden: “I’m thrilled to announce that the Inner Circle EP & Outer Circle EP are finally together as 1 very limited edition Vinyl Record. Out through Feral Media. Only 30 copies in existence.”
Cover art has been created by Melbourne artists Sean Hogan & Jessie Stanley.

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New Setec single

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Setec stokes the fire once again with a second offering from his forthcoming sophomore album, Atrial Flutters (or, Raise Yr Hand If Yr Afraid).

Following the gorgeous first single, ‘Cotton Bones’, released earlier this year, ‘Loose Leaves’ finds Setec in full flight; scratchy layered percussion, forensically arranged vocal snippets and a breezy chord progression culminating in one of his catchiest efforts to date.

In his own words ‘Loose Leaves’ is about “the blessing and curse of anxious, fidgety creativity. The desire to create, but the greater need to feel some kind of comfort if it all falls apart”.

A precursor to the mood of the new album which strikes a rare and exciting balance between jubilance and terror.

Listen to the new single via the player below, or download from the Feral bandcamp site here. Stay tuned for news on the new album soon.

The Casual Sexists – “Karakara” (Official Music Video)

Ahead of their debut Feral Media EP release (Karakara) next week, The Casual Sexists have revealed this cracking music video, which the band hand-built with visual collaborator Tom Rizzuto.  Already the lead title track from the EP, Karakara, has enjoyed airplay far and wide, including from these wise and forward thinking broadcasters 2SER (Sydney), WFMU (New York City) and KEXP (Seattle)! Thanks.

Download Strain Of Origin V1

Head to the Feral Media Bandcamp store to download the latest installment in our annual remix compilation series.

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Featuring contributions from Lovely Head, Rebel Yell, Bilby, Tangents, Aphir, Pendant, Reuben Ingall, Hence Therefore and Arthur Wimble.

This is another fine instalment in this exciting and creative project.