Primitive Motion is a newish Brisbane duo featuring former Deadnotes members Leighton Craig and Sandra Selig. They’ve got a handful of forthcoming releases – an LP on Bedroom Suck and a cassette on Soft Abuse – but this comes from a new cassette on Room40 sub-label A Guide To Saints.
‘Soft Room’ is a short spiraling drone piece, poised uncomfortably between pleasant and downright frightening. The accompanying clip is an excruciatingly gradual sweep of a tower block at night. The audio accompaniment works in such a way that you start to wonder who lives behind those illuminated windows, and what horrid secrets they may be hiding. Or maybe they’re just watching archival VHS tapes of It’s A Knockout. You’ll never, ever know.