New 7” from Sydney’s Low Life featuring two previously unreleased tracks which tie up loose ends from the band’s first wave period. ‘Catholic Guilt’ was originally leftover from their ‘Dogging’ album sessions and re-mixed at the tail end of 2019 with additional overdubs. A signature blast of the group’s downer punk with washed out chorus-y guitars and self-deprecating lyrics. The B side has a remix of ‘Dogging’ album track ‘Dream Machine’ transformed into a minimal-synth banger by fellow Australian travelers Total Control. The sound of the Cosmic Psychos channeling the Pet Shop Boys.
A lottery win leads not to financial and emotional freedom but to social captivity in this wildly cynical classic about love and exploitation by Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Lola, Ali: Fear Eats the [...]