Dec 112016

Filmed for my darling wife Wanda on her Birthday.
Directed by Wanda Kavanagh.
From the Album – The Beginning of Beginnings by Patrick Kavanagh
This is a limited release of 33 Cd’s through Killer’s Car Records. It comes in a lovely handmade digipak, hand numbered.
Also available as a digital download.
killerscar #004 2016
CD – limited edition of 33 – $15
Download – $10
Released November 11, 2016

Nov 112016


Dedicated to Peter Read who will be missed around here.
This is my first solo album under my own name.
The music is experimental, electronic, and instrumental with a lot of piano and synthesizer.
The songs are long and meditative.
This is a limited release of 33 Cd’s through Killer’s Car Records. It comes in a lovely handmade digipak, hand numbered.
Also available as a digital download.

Thanks, love and appreciation go to my darling Wanda for the infinite inspirations invoked daily through her inner strength, beauty and loveliness; and for bringing far off and improbable worlds into glorious being.

Patrick Kavanagh plays all musical and nonmusical instruments.
Wanda Jeanne Kavanagh conjured and inspired titles for the album and the songs upon it.
Wanda supplied the piano key photo for the cover.
Patrick is responsible for the starfish photo & the layout.
Ruby Kavanagh donated the piano which had to be dismantled to fit in the house.
Owen appears in The Beginning of Beginnings through the mists of times long gone.

killerscar #004 2016
CD – limited edition of 33 – $15
Download – $10
Released November 11, 2016

Feb 042015

Here is a lovely review of our latest offering from the nice people at Vital Weekly –

“Hypnotics is a double CD created by Subterranean Death Trap. The electronic improvisation project is run by Patrick Kavanagh in cooperation with Anastasia Mano, who is responsible for the beautiful vocals. He is also playing in X-E-S with Louis Burdett and Anastasia Mano as well. The album is released by Killerscar. The first CD has the subtitle “Operating Heavy Machinery” and really that is true. The electronic sounds and beats are strong and dark in combination with some fresh sound sources. The track “Influence” has a stunning ongoing beat, with pulsing bass and ongoing sounds. A melody on piano at the end of the track completes this trippy track. The trip is completely over when the following noisy track “Gilt” starts. And again a spacy track begins. These tracks are really great with a lot of layers. Some tracks are more dark-ambient in combination with some bird-twitters and a suggestion of traditional instruments from India. The last track is a beautiful end of an adventurous CD. The track “Thinking” has a nice combination of fragile voices, an ongoing electronic drone and incoming and out fading noises. Just like when you think, a thought is coming up and is fading away by other thoughts. The second CD has the subtitle “More Symptoms & Side Effects” is more experimental. The track “Maia” lasts 16 minutes and is a great composition of electronics and electronic beats. The beats have a wide range of sounds. Other tracks are a fine combination of metal influences, free-jazz, great electronic sounds, noises and field-recordings. All these ingredients result in a huge diversity in sound. All tracks are well composed and a create different atmospheres. The second CD shows the musical possibilities of Patrick Kavanagh and he knows how to use them. This double CD is highly recommended for people who like dark electronic music.” – Jan-Kees Helms (JKH)

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Oct 102014



This is a very long playing double album of hypnotic pieces recorded over quite a few years in and around the death trap.
Please enjoy responsibly. Remember, safety is no accident.
released 10 October 2014
Anastasia Mano – Vocals
Patrick Kavanagh – Music

May 242014


A DVD of live experimental noise filmed at the Sonic Side Show, Adelaide, 2014 – $5

featuring Bonsai Kitten / Subterranean Death Trap /  Isolation Valve / Baghdad Social Club / Navel of Limbo / Tiger et Ghost / GZUTT / Tesla Sect

Free download of the audio recording available here –

killerscar #002
released 24 May 2014
Audio recording: Mike Baraniec
Video: Patrick Kavanagh
May 232014


Leather Moustache & Friends.
This tape has been kicking around for years,
Archival recordings from 1986/87
Recorded mostly at Riverina Flats


released 24 May 2014
Ralph Philips, Nique Needles, Stu Spasm, Lachlan McLeod, Kevin Purdy, Patrick Kavanagh, Peter Read, Philip Clifford
Mar 132013


released 13 March 2013

Louis Burdett – Percussion, wind synth & electronics // Patrick Kavanagh – Guitar, keyboard, fx // Anastasia Mano – Vocals & Lyrics

Crap Erotica & Devil’s Lounge recorded live at Chingalings, Sydney, January 2011
All other tracks recorded at the Cougar Bar. Thanks go to Venom!
Mixed & Mastered at Death Trap Productions, Adelaide
Produced & Engineered by Patrick Kavanagh
#02 2013