♫♪  Publique - “Axe Of Love”

Australia’s Burning Rose label lowkey released one of the best tapes of 2016, and it looks like they are beginning this year in proper form with a new record from Publique. Falling squarely in the Christian Death/Killing Joke Venn diagram, the Sydney/Melbourne band bring all the echo, despair, and heavy bass drums you could want in under 3 minutes. This band is great at being both cool and sad, and I love them for that.

Check out the lovely, heavily Ballet Mécanique-referencing video (directed by Traianos Pakioufakis) for first single “Axe Of Love” right here. Publique’s debut full length, Outlying Self, will be released on Burning Rose in February.

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