News posted Thursday, August 12 2010 at 11:00 AM.
What: Bande Magnetique by ninetynine.
When: August 16 through Patsy Records. Launch dates: August 21 at The Old Bar, Melbourne; September 4 at The Red Rattler, Sydney; September 11 at The Hangar, Brisbane; and October 16 at The Metro, Adelaide.
Key notes: Seventh album for Melbourne indie-pop quartet, which began as a solo project for Laura MacFarlane (ex-Sleater Kinney and Sea Haggs) in 1996. Follows 2006’s Worlds of Space, Worlds of Population, Worlds of Robots. Recorded at home by MacFarlane during 2009. Mixed by Karl Smith (Lee Memorial/Sodastream) and mastered at Headgap in Melbourne.
From the presser: “[Combines] gorgeous female fronted Casio pop with jagged indie rock, lush string arrangements and quirky tuned percussion.”
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