Coda Chroma are a difficult group to categorise. Incorporating shimmering orchestral arrangements and elemental samples among more traditional indie-rock compositions, the Melbourne-based group defy genre.
A natural evolution from The Drones, Tropical Fuck Storm contains many of the elements that you would expect, namely Gareth Liddiard’s apocalyptic balladry and the rhythmic heft of Fiona Kitschin’s basslines, undercut by a chilling catharsis.
MOD CON’s debut LP begins with a bang. Distorted bass erupts into a flurry of staccato percussion and angular guitar lines that weave around Erica Dunn’s frenzied vocals.