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Drunk Elk - Oceanus Procellarum LP

Wormwood Grasshopper

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Vinyl reissue of last year's cassette release on Doctor Guten Tag Records.  Limited edition of 150 copies with pasted on covers.

Track list:

Side A

My Home Is On The Edge Of An Ocean

Another Day

Atmospheric Spies


Side B

Out Of The Blue

Colour Blind

Burn Digital Eyes

Nest Of Spiders


Format:  12" vinyl record.  45rpm.

Year of release:  2014

Label:  Wormwood Grasshopper (WG-06)

City / Country:  Hobart / Australia


"Killer new limited cassette album from this form-defying Tasmanian avant garage trio: Drunk Elk marry the kind of crude psych/pop vision of New Zealand’s Scorched Earth Policy/Pin Group/This Kind Of Punishment with some supremely out melodic/rhythmic innovations that give the nod to The Shadow Ring, Kousokuya, Jim Shepard and The Shaggs. Oceanus... feels darker than the previous Under Neon Lights, working a similar magic to single chord solos and utterly wonked lead guitar as Mad Nanna but with a sense of apocalyptic urgency and fucked-up grandeur that is supremely dramatic. Think a folk-punk Jim Shepard drunk on the stars backed by a no-technique Josef K drilling two-note bass runs into the centre of your skull and you have the ultimate post-Velvets edge of the world navigation of the sound of lonesome nada. Stunning, still one of the best bands on the planet right now and very highly recommended."

- David Keenan/Volcanic Tongue