Drown This City - Colours We Won’t Know EP review

Drown This City
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Colours We Won't Know

By way of her rich, incandescent storytelling, Drown This City frontwoman Alex Reade seeks the beauty in darkness. It’s with this in mind that Colours We Won’t Know, the landmark new EP from the Melbournian metal warriors, truly clicks: at once ethereal and acerbic – halcyon and silvery, while steeped in raw, ravenous savagery – the record spends 20 mind-melting, boundary-breaking minutes freezing its listener in a trance. 

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Ellie Robinson
Editor-at-Large, Australian Guitar Magazine

Ellie Robinson is an Australian writer, editor and dog enthusiast with a keen ear for pop-rock and a keen tongue for actual Pop Rocks. Her bylines include music rag staples like NME, BLUNT, Mixdown and, of course, Australian Guitar (where she also serves as Editor-at-Large), but also less expected fare like TV Soap and Snowboarding Australia. Her go-to guitar is a Fender Player Tele, which, controversially, she only picked up after she'd joined the team at Australian Guitar. Before then, Ellie was a keyboardist – thankfully, the AG crew helped her see the light…