Photo: Ardneks

Jakarta-based quartet Polka Wars are set to release their debut, Axis Mundi, via Helat Tubruk records.

The first single from the album, ‘Mokelé’, comes across as a sketchbook of ideas and sounds – a rather atypical approach for an indie rock track. But for an album thematically centred around the concept of binary opposites and cosmic dualisms, it seems almost necessary to ignore conventional rules of composition.

Curiously, the result is poetic in more ways than one and makes for an enjoyable listen.

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01. Mokéle
02. Alfonso
03. Top Gear (Moths & Flies)
04. This Providence
05. Horse’s Hooves
06. Lovers
07. Tall Stories
08. Piano Song


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To order the CD version of Axis Mundi (released Aug 1st): Helat Tubruk