Liminal are an experimental Psych-Rock band helping rejuvenate the live music scene of the Northern Rivers region of NSW, Australia. I caught principal member Alako Myles in the midst of launching their second album, White Dots, for a conversation about the band's inception, influences, and motivations. We discuss the Gen Z perspective on making independent … Continue reading Liminal — The Band At or on Both Sides of the Newest Scene In Australian Psych-Rock. Principal Member Alako Talks David Lynch, Sleep Paralysis, and the Importance of Real-World Interaction Over Social Media Engagement
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