volcano! does the following things in their music: the drummer plays in and out of time. he plays really loud and really quiet. cymbals sounding ringing. he plays with toys and he plays with sounds. and much in this way, the electronics guy samples real noises and then totally f's with them. it sounds crazy, but it's in the context of structured songs and pop melodies. the finest singing glass, he crushes into fine powder. the electronics guy also play bass... and sometimes melodica. the guitar player also explores his instrument, switching between odd guitar sounds and rock 'n' roll riffs.
Danger Beach is the side project of Assassins 88 bassist L.A. Thomas, based in Canberra, Australia.
Jason Lescalleet has gradually and painstakingly built a compelling discography over the past decade. He uses reel-to-reel tape decks to explore the textures of low fidelity analog sounds and the natural phenomena of old tape and obsolete technology. He is one of a growing list of master producer/musicians, whose skill lies as much in reworking, assembling and mastering the material available as in creating it (or helping create it) in the first place.
Seaworthy refers to at least two different groups/projects : 1. Seaworthy, a three-piece collectivefrom Sydney, Australia that primarily revolves around core member Cameron Webb as well as Sam Shinazzi and Greg Bird, was formed in early 2000 to explore melodic and experimental approaches to the construction (and unravelling) of minimalist soundscapes from looped guitar, warm drones, piano, electronics and field recordings.
Liars is a three-piece band formed in 2000 consisting of Australian-born Angus Andrew (vocals/guitar), Aaron Hemphill (percussion, guitar, synth), and Julian Gross (drums). Although initially lumped into the New York dance-punk scene of the early 21st century, they have come to be categorized by their dramatic stylistic shifts between albums, while retaining a consistent interest in rhythm and sound texture.
Bear-Man is an experimental trio based in Cardiff who mostly perform music on drums, guitar, and electronics though other instruments such as thumb piano, broken bugle, and dictaphone sometimes make an appearance. The group formed in early 2010, adopting an approach which incorporates improv, noise, noise-rock, jazz, surf, rockabilly, minimalism, kosmische, klezmer, gospel, hip-hop, funk fusion and whatever else they feel like throwing in.