Following a whirlwind of a year for local Spencer Scott and Melbourne artist Georgia Maq, the pair prove there is no slowing them down with the release of a new 7″ through independent Sydney label LostBoyRecords.
This release is to the maturity and honing of writing both artists have undergone in their relatively short careers. The trademark aesthetics they have quickly become renowned for, however, are still found within each track. Playing their unique take on folk punk, Georgia and Spencer imbue their songs with humour, social commentary and a sense of what it’s like to grow up in their respective cities.
Georgia Maq has exploded onto the Australian music scene in the last two years, self-releasing her first EP and following with a sold out 7” on Jackknife Records, who launched the careers of The Smith Street Band and The Bennies. We are also excited to announce this release as Maq’s first electric recording. Having supported a range of artists such as Wil Wagner, Sandi Thom (UK) and Lincoln le Fevre, Maq also completed a residency at the much-loved Reverence Hotel in Melbourne late last year. In addition, she has been included in several independent festivals, like Poison City Weekender, Fools Festival and Not Fest.
Building a strong base in his home of Newcastle, Spencer Scott has become a figurehead in the local music scene, taking it into his own hands to organise shows and provide a base for the DIY community to thrive. Recently playing his one hundredth show, he has supported locals like Wil Wagner, Jen Buxton and Isaac Graham, as well as a slew of American artists like Dead Kennedys, Joey Cape, Erica Freas, and Lemuria. Scott also joined Maq in Melbourne for Not Fest last year.
LostBoyRecords is an independently established record label based in Sydney, aiming to assist local bands in releasing their music on vinyl. The label focuses predominantly on punk, hardcore and acoustic artists with a DIY outlook.