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Music you missed: from Rebel Yell to Jordan Ireland's mysterious solo album | Musique Non Stop

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Music you missed: from Rebel Yell to Jordan Ireland's mysterious solo album

Ten of the best Australian LPs, side projects and underground releases that might have passed you by in July, August and September

Are Australian solo artists making the best music in 2016? With seven solo musicians and one duo listed here, I could certainly argue the case. That said, solo artists have always dominated my music collection; they are less swayed by prevailing trends and their music ages better.

Over the past year it’s become clear that women are making the most interesting and idiosyncratic club music. Holy Balm and Elisabeth Dixon have great new albums, Chiara Kickdrum is featured on the Domestic Documents series of local “electronic abstraction”, and the live sets I’ve seen recently from LA Suffocated, WDK, Lucy Cliché and Workshop have been truly excellent too.

Related: Music you missed: 10 Australian underground releases from Deep Heat to Dispossessed

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by Kate Hennessy via Electronic music | The Guardian