Since 2007, Shoeb Ahmad and Evan Dorrian have released numerous collections of tweakers rock, jazz abstraction and minimal electronics as Spartak on labels such as Low Point, Feral Media and New Weird Australia, while performing around the country and taking in tours of Singapore, Malaysia and Japan alongside the likes of My Disco, Thomas William, Lucky Dragons, Shigeto, Gold Panda, Mark Pritchard and Container.
They expand to a quartet for the 'I Fought The Style' EP, drawing on contributions from Matt Lustri (Cracked Actor) and Becki Whitton (Aphir), with additional production from glitch pioneer OVAL (Official) and Melbourne producer Kangaroo Skull (aka Rohan from MY DISCO).
released July 29, 2016
shoeb ahmad – electronics, programming, vocals
evan dorrian – drums, percussion, vocals
matt lustri – electric + bass guitar, dr rhythm
becki whitton – vocals
music spartak words ahmad
recorded brick lane, canberra
becki vocals recorded at home, melbourne
mixed the boulevarde, sydney
tracks 1, 3 & 5 produced by Shoeb Ahmad & Evan Dorrian
track 2 produced by Markus Popp
track 4 produced by Kangaroo Skull
Released by Provenance, PR004