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SPQR – ‘Slowly’ video


Liverpool art rockers SPQR have released a brilliantly surrealist video for new single ‘Slowly’. Crafted and directed by drummer Bex Denton and scripted by singer Peter Harrison, the video features a shadow puppet named Timmy who finds himself travelling to the depths of his despair and then back again. Opening with energetic Everything Everything-style melodies,…

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Natalie Evans – ‘New Year’


Following support from 6Music, countless positive reviews and live sessions for BBC Introducing as well as faultless appearances at many gigs and festivals, Natalie Evans kicks off 2019 with the release of the aptly titled ‘New Year‘. A highlight of Natalie’s debut album ‘Better at Night’, the reflective piece was inspired by night-time walks around…

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Slothrust – ‘Double Down’ video


Los Angeles-via-Boston trio Slothrust have released the video for new single ‘Double Down’ ahead of a short UK tour this January. This follows shows with Manchester Orchestra and hugely positive acclaim for fourth album ‘The Pact’. Veering somewhere between art pop and grungey riffs that wouldn’t have sounded out of place on the first Garbage…

Savage Mansion – ‘Elwood’ video


Ahead of the release of debut album ‘Revision Ballads’ (out via Lost Map Records on 15 February,) Savage Mansion has unveiled a video for ‘Elwood’ – a piece of Hefner-esque slacker pop that finds Craig Angus confronting a bully from his childhood: ‘Elwood, if I saw you, I would run a mile. I know you…

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Spielbergs – ‘Five On It’


Norwegian power-punk trio Spielbergs have shared ‘Five On It’, the opening song on from their eagerly anticipated album, ‘This Is Not the End’ (out on 1 February via By the Time It Gets Dark Records – pre-order here). It’s a thrilling anthem from the very first note – managing to combine the snarl of early…

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cheerbleedrz – ‘staying up late’ video


‘staying up late’ was one of the highlights from cheerbleedrz’ debut EP ‘faceplant’ (released last year on Alcopop! Buy it digitally from Bandcamp┬áhere) and now the London trio have unveiled a magical Sabrina the Teenage Witch-inspired video for the song. Illustrated and animated by Jono Ganz, the video follows a cheerbleedrz fan as they attempt…

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Oceans Over Alderaan – ‘Sevenfour’


Formed from the ashes of previous Spectral Nights favourites Goonies Never Say Die and I Drink Therefore There’s Darkness, Oceans Over Alderaan have unveiled a stream of debut single ‘Sevenfour’ ahead of its official release on 11 January, 2019. Self-described as an ‘atmospheric gloom pop band’, the Blackpool four-piece recorded this single with producer Tom…