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Photos: New Weird Australia – Unpopular Music 2010

Photos by Paul Threthni from Unpopular Music 2010 at Red Rattler, featuring Thomas William vs Scissor Lock, Melodie Nelson, Stitched Vision, Mere Women, Scattered Order, TANTRUMS Download a compilation of live recordings from the event at New Weird Australia.

New Weird Australia, Passages

New Weird Australia concludes its mission after five years in operation, and marks the moment with a three-volume set titled ‘Passages’.

NWA Podcast #21. Thomas William vs Scissor Lock, Live-to-air Set & Interview

From 2009-2012, the New Weird Australia Podcast featured selected interviews and in-studio recordings from my FBi radio show, as well as live performances from events, video interviews and more.   Thomas William vs Scissor Lock is a unique collaboration between two prolific Sydney producers. Thomas William is a fixture of Sydney’s experimental music scene, shapeshifting through many guises as a musician, teacher, and director of artist run initiative, Serial Space. His blend of shifting ...

New on New Editions – Thomas William, Scissor Lock & Strange Forces

(cross posted from New Editions, the label imprint for New Weird Australia, winds up its first series of releases with two new albums on January 4th 2012 – from Thomas William vs Scissor Lock and Strange Forces. Since launching in 2010, the series has released albums and EPs from Caught Ship, Blake Freele, Paneye, TANTRUMS, No Zu, Kris Keogh, Forenzics and Spartak.  Each release has been available in both physical and digital formats.  The final two releases in ...


Born in Scotland and resident in Sydney, I’ve spent the last two decades hunting for music that defies convention and definition, turning out a slew of record labels, radio programs, zines, gigs, podcasts, blogs and more. My work has been covered in articles by The Guardian, Time Out and The Brag, who called me “one of Australia’s most important champions of innovative music”. I’ve worked as a broadcaster for the last fourteen years, presenting programs on Double J (ABC), ...

Interview: T-Power / Chocolate Weasel – Further Self Evident Truths

This is the third and final part of the Ninja Tune trilogy (1,2) – an interview commissioned by Ninja Tune for their own magazine, The Pipe. On the couch were Chocolate Weasel – Mark Royal (aka T-Power) and Cris Stevens – who released Spaghettification through Ninja Tune in 1998. The interview took place in Mark’s London flat and was aided by a rather fine batch of puff. If the text veers off into both inner and outer space on more than one occassion (I can but ...