Mug is a new duo from Melbourne consisting of siblings Lily and Sam Harding. Sam also plays in 2-Stroke and both of them are in Gamjee. The self-titled EP Mug is coming out on tape via local label Tiny Town Records in a few weeks. You can listen to one of the 7 tracks now, called “Brace Yourself”, which is a suggestive ballad moving along slowly to a synthesizer drone. Lily Harding’s vocal is what ties the tune together, creating a sound not too dissimilar from Mystery Guest. The rest of the tape was created with drum machines, acoustic guitar, cello and field recordings by the musicians in their own homes.

Photo by @melonshaw.

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