Australian producer Shedbug has been releasing music for three years on labels such as Of Paradise, Flux, Deeptrax Records, 1Ø PILLS MATE and now Lobster Theremin. He also runs the Salt Mines imprint alongside Rudolf C which they operate out of Berlin. The label has housed records from Roza Terenzi, Reptant, Escape Artist, Life Sciences Division and Phlowgod and is fast becoming a staple for so many artists (it was recently showcased on Saoirse’s BBC Radio 1 residency). Australia’s underground music scene has been spoken about in drips and drabs, not covered as extensively as it deserves and local legend Shedbug is here to help. For our latest Spotlight feature, he talks us through some of the country’s underrated artists.
Showerhead – Cill D’Fhinnein
Absolutely stunning IDM and similar sounds on his first release!
Eugene Pascal – Work The Pocket
Louis Marlo – Body Memory
Beautiful slow moody electro just released on Eugene Pascal’s label Merriware
Escape Artist – Silicone Valium
A rising star of the Melbourne scene at the moment and one of Salt Mines very own <3
Loicc – Get Myself To It
Tough rubberband electro out of Sydney
JXTPS – Become Nothing
Hypnotic breaky techno from one of Melbourne’s best-kept secrets
Consulate – Largs
One half of the infamous ‘Senate’ and a killer producer in his own right
Carmel – 12 Hours
The other half of ‘Senate’ with a track so beautiful I tried to quickly scheme up a whole new label just to release this
Rings Around Saturn – Decompression
Australia’s most underrated producer. Hands down.
Guy Contact – Liminal Space
Following up his heat on Carmel’s label ‘Bitterfeld’ with this fantastic release on Aus mainstay ‘Butter Sessions’
‘Timeframe’ by Shedbug is out now on Lobster Theremin – buy here.