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So 10 Out Of ’14 Ain’t Bad: Jason Hough’s Top 10 Albums of 2014

30th December 2014 at 11:09 am

Jason Hough

I’ve never actually had chance to introduce myself but I’m still fairly new to the site, having been kindly inducted by Shaman Lee this summer, for which I am very grateful for, after completing my degree in June. My music taste is actually universal,…
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Hotel Wrecking City Traders ‘Ikiryo’ LP/DD 2014

23rd April 2014 at 10:48 am

Hotel Wrecking City Traders

ISIS – simples. Pelican – simples. Botch – simples. But then I guess there’s always got to be someone to bang the awkward-band-name drum hasn’t there? Hotel Wrecking City Traders have got not just my mind but also my tongue twisted into a confused…
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HOTEL WRECKING CITY TRADERS To Release New Album ‘Ikiryo’

13th March 2014 at 11:50 am

Hotel Wrecking City Traders

HOTEL WRECKING CITY TRADERS’ (HWCT) are gearing up to release their first full length LP since 2008’s ‘Black Yolk’. After a series of successful collaborations & splits with Desert Rock forefathers Gary Arce, Mario Lalli (Yawning Man/Fatso Jetson) and a steady bout of touring…
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DesertFest London 2014 Check In With The Hotel City Wrecking Traders

23rd January 2014 at 2:50 pm

Hotel Wrecking City Traders

When listening to a Hotel Wrecking City Traders track it’s easy to imagine that they’re a five-piece, fuzzed-out, day-dreamy rock n‘roll band straight out of the California desert in 1995. Yet the fact is they’re a duo from Melbourne, Australia who manage to pack…
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Mark Hunt-Bryden Takes A Look Back At 2013

17th December 2013 at 11:42 am

Waterways / Sons Of Alpha Centauri / Hotel Wrecking City Traders

When I came to look back over the course of the year I realised that I had actually racked up a lot of reviews. Having found the mainstream of heavy metal such a sad drag to write about, I failed to register a single…
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Spider Goat Canyon / Hotel Wrecking City Traders – Split CD/DD 2012

17th January 2013 at 11:41 am

Spider Goat Canyon / Hotel Wrecking City Traders - Split CD/DD 2012

Hotel Wrecking City Traders came to my attention through a split 12″ with fellow label mates Waterways and Sons Of Alpha Centauri. Back again with the Japan Tour split release they are appearing alongside fellow Aussie BroFidelity label mates Goat Spider Canyon. Launched in…
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WaterWays / Sons Of Alpha Centauri / Hotel Wrecking City Traders – Split 12″ 2012

10th January 2013 at 9:13 am

WaterWays / Sons Of Alpha Centauri / Hotel Wrecking City Traders - Split 12" 2012

I was at school and beginning my forays into music collecting when people proclaimed vinyl was dead. Following the rise of digital music it is ironic that something once perceived as an anachronism, is now the only format that retains its physical value and…
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Hotel Wrecking City Traders & Gary Arce – LP 2011

16th June 2011 at 9:14 am

Hotel Wrecking City Traders & Gary Arce – LP 2011

Cozmic jamz here, from two-man Aussie instru-noiserockers Hotel Wrecking City Traders and desert-rock lynchpin and all-around legend Gary Arce, of the rather excellent Yawningman and Ten East, pressed onto lovely aqua blue vinyl by the Hotel Wreckers own Bro Fidelity label for our delectation….
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Hotel Wrecking City Traders ‘Black Yolk’ CD 2008

13th October 2008 at 9:22 am

Hotel Wrecking City Traders

The name Hotel Wrecking City Traders (or HWCT to make life a lot easier) has been bandied around for a while now but as they come from way down under in Australia their music may be less familiar to most of you. The obvious…
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