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Toundra – ‘Cobra’ video stream


Superball Records’ Spanish instrumental act Toundra have released the poignant video for ‘Cobra’, the first song from their forthcoming fifth album ‘Vortex’. The intensity of the math-tinged atmospherics acts as the soundtrack to¬†photographic material covering the real victims of war by Pulitzer Prize winner Manu Brabo and video material from famed Spanish journalist Gonzo. The…

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Her’s – ‘Love on the Line (Call Now)’


Liverpool duo Her’s have returned with ‘Love on the Line (Call Now)’. Opening like an electro-tinged soft-rock version of ‘Oliver’s Army’, there’s a playful sense of humour as the synths take over and the band sing about how ‘hers is a love that I cannot afford’. As it veers into a more jangly rhythm, the…

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Ice Baths talk through their influences


Ahead of the release of their debut album on 11 May (via Blank Editions), London-based four-piece Ice Baths talk us through the influences that have shaped their sound…   TOM Lubomyr Melnyk – ‘KMH: Section V‘ I think someone recommended this album to me when I was in University. Apparently Lubomyr Melnyk is somewhat of…

Tancred – ‘Reviews’ stream


Former Now, Now member Jess Abbott’s Tancred project have released ‘Reviews’, the first single from new album ‘Nightstand’. With crystal-clear guitar hooks indicating the beginning of its 3 minutes, the emo-tinged song offers a tantalising combination of melodic Postal Service pop hooks, handclaps and personal lyrics: ‘It takes highs and lows to celebrate you’; ‘They…

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Sam Evian – ‘Health Machine’ video


New Saddle Creek signing Sam Evian has unveiled ‘Health Machine’ ahead of his album ‘You, Forever’ (out in June). He’s played shows with Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Deerhunter and this song has an anthemic alt-rock feel that would be in line with The National or The War on Drugs. It opens with stop-start West Coast-infused…

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Carnival Youth – ‘Love is the Answer’


Spectral Nights favourites Carnival Youth have unveiled new single ‘Love is the Answer’. Following the albums ‘No Clouds Allowed’ and ‘Propeller’, it finds the Latvian indie-pop trio in scintillating form and has a bombastic tone throughout. Sounding somewhat akin to the love child of Grandaddy and Future Islands, it seems tailor-made for festivals and like…