Opposite Sex

by Opposite Sex

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rexx38 The first time I played this I felt strangled by ideas and arrangements, but in a good way. The album has since, of course, become my best friend. Favorite track: Dada Creep.
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La Rat 02:21
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Sea Shanty 04:27
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Mary Lu 03:14
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Dada Creep 03:02
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Vague Notion 02:35
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Got To Eat 02:50
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Outro 01:25

about

The music of Opposite Sex is, they say, “an absurdist-logico mix of Euro pop, Beat poetry, and subterranean lo-fi adventuring." The album is their own unique genre-defying trip through the experimental pop underground of their imaginations.

“The new wave of New Zealand pop begins here....it’s remarkable, leaping from sea-sick waltzes and crunchy post-punk to ADD-pop (see the hyper opener “La Rat”) 4/5 Uncut

“The kind of half-melted, buckled pop that suggests they’ve just re-entered earth’s atmosphere after a long strange trip away... Opposite Sex attract rather than repel.” Q

"It's absolutely brilliant...I absolutely adore it. It's going to be in my top five albums of the year definitely." Marc Riley, BBC 6Music

“...one of those amazing pieces of ragged art that must simply be heard to be believed...Get it.” 9/10 Popmatters

“weird and fantastic... Opposite Sex is one of the most infectious local debuts of recent years.” 8/10 undertheradar (NZ)

credits

released April 18, 2014

First released (NZ) November 2011 / UK release May 2012
Lucy Hunter - Vocals, bass, trumpet, piano, keyboards
Fergus Taylor - Guitar
Tim Player - Drums, vocals, keyboards (on 9)

All songs (c) & (p) Hunter/ Player/ Taylor

Recorded by Ian Henderson at Fishrider HQ, Dunedin, NZ
Mixed & Mastered by Tom Bell

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Fishrider Records Dunedin, New Zealand

Dunedin, NZ 'arts & crafts' record label, since 2006. Bandcamp Daily said "a swath of bands with new wave and post-punk tendencies have dominated the label’s roster".

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