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The debut record from Sydney group Winston Surfshirt is a little bit pop and a little bit hip-hop with just a touch of West Coast rap adding the icing on the cake.

Throughout the 16 track offering the group serve up bright, airy songs which are perfect for a lazy summer afternoon listen but the waters edge. Whilst the tracks are primarily built from pop and hip-hop elements the occasional surprise jazz influence peeks through.

Out of context incorporating brass instruments such as trombone into these songs may seem odd but when listening to the record as a whole it works ever so smoothly.

Don’t sleep on this record as it is sure to be a big one this coming summer.

★★★1/2