reinvent rock and roll; they’ve come to
show us why we fell in love with it in the first place.
The debut record was crafted over late nights in an ex-tyre factory in Brisbane’s north.
Once of Australia’s favourite audio
engineers and Blank Realm guitarist Luke
Walsh produced, with veteran sound artist Lawrence English mastering. The
pedigree of personnel and their
backgrounds in experimental and ambient music immediately relays an idea of the quality of sound in this record. While the band are expressly interested in rock music, they approach it with care and an
interest in creating beautiful soundscapes, similar to their sonic predecessors, Spacemen 3.
Principal songwriter Cameron Hawes
(vocal, guitar) is known for his work in
favourite garage trio I Heart Hiroshima,
as well as swamp-dirge outfit Slug Guts.
He is supported in Martyr Privates by
Ashleigh Shipton (bass) and Sam Dixon
(drums). Together, the three set about the task of playing pure, excellent rock music.
There is a beauty in the blown-out guitar and vocal drone that you’ll be hard pressed to find amongst their
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