In recent years, a particular flock of Australian bands has emerged. They shape raw, abrasive sounds into music that’s at once experimentally-oriented yet accessible, immediate. In Sydney, you can look to frenetic noise-rock duo Party Dozen, or Shady Nasty and Behind You with their hazy hip-hop influences. And that’s exactly what Dust did. The sound of this Newcastle band is a contemporary take on Australian post-punk, characterised by immersive guitars and genre bending instrumentation.
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