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Music you missed: 10 Australian underground releases from Cable Ties to Au.Ra | Musique Non Stop

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Music you missed: 10 Australian underground releases from Cable Ties to Au.Ra

Our quarterly music column returns to dig up the best releases you may not have heard in the past three months

Despite my lack of interest in theming this column, a theme has bubbled up. Half the acts listed here are living overseas.

It could be because Australia is a tough country to live in as an artist. That notion has floated about for ages and was finally anchored last year when a survey pointed to serious health and wellbeing problems in an entertainment industry in “severe distress”. Living in cheaper cities with less distance between gigs, and a larger audience for niche scenes, is one way to relieve that distress.

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by Kate Hennessy via Electronic music | The Guardian