The Austin 100: Cable Ties Cable Ties' songs wrap a clear purpose — its raucous anthems tackle gender inequality, environmental devastation and the flickers of hope that somehow shine through anyway — in speedball ragers.
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The Austin 100: Cable Ties

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Lisa Businowski

Hometown: Melbourne, Australia

Genre: Rock

Why We're Excited: Cable Ties' songs wrap a clear purpose — its raucous anthems tackle gender inequality, environmental devastation and the flickers of hope that somehow shine through anyway — in speedball ragers that only gather velocity as they barrel along. Jenny McKechnie cuts a towering presence in the mix, but she's matched riff for riff by players who know just how to build on her nervy intensity.

Listen to Cable Ties' "Same For Me"

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