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Dyson Stringer Cloher Are A Songwriters’ Supergroup

Longtime fans of Australian music are in for a delightful surprise the minute they press play on the new album from the Melbourne trio Dyson Stringer Cloher. Just a few minutes into the first song, amid crunchy, overdriven guitars, comes the lyric: “…Jodi Phillis, Trish Young turned things upside down….” The song is about The Clouds, a beloved but perpetually overlooked Sydney band from the ‘90s. The song, called “Falling Clouds,” details not only the ways in which the group opened doors for artists that followed, but also how their contributions are barely rendered a footnote in music history: “Underrated, overlooked/ A woman’s work is never done, or it’s erased from history books.”

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