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Now Hear This: Psychedelic Porn Crumpets | SHYGA! The Sunlight Mound

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THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “Perth’s prominent experimental quintet Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have quickly become one of Australia’s hottest prospects, uncovering all kinds of weirdness and psychotic fuzz in their deceptively concise and punchy sonic warfare. Despite much of the year’s tour plans being put on pause, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have used their time off road to continue preparing themselves for the release of their fourth studio release SHYGA! The Sunlight Mound, and an eventual blistering return to stages around the world with a heavy-hitter of an album primed for the live space.

“For the first time in a long time I was home without any tours booked, no work, no deadlines and I felt free to create,” explains founding singer/guitar Jack McEwan. “My writing process became ritualistic; every morning starting with a small walk to the local bottle shop at 11 a.m. and writing whatever flowed, allowing myself to design in all styles without boundaries, and not trying to theme the album early on. I haven’t had the luxury of writing this way since the first record, which I spent almost a year working on. It felt like I was myself again, creating without opinion or constraints. I was gliding through weeks with a day seeming to pass.”

In just a few years Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have quickly amassed a dedicated fanbase spanning genres and generations. 2019 saw sold-out shows across North America, U.K., Europe and Australia; not to mention spots on Desert Daze and Splendour in the Grass. SHYGA! The Sunlight Mound carries on and seeds the band as one today’s hardest-working acts and artists you need to watch out for. The career-defining record’s pulsating charge and expert riffs build and build until its final moments.”