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cheerbleederz – ‘lobotany’ EP review


Featuring members of Happy Accidents, Fresh and Finish Flag, cheerbleederz have released their second EP via Alcopop! Records and it’s a real treat. It finds the three-piece focusing on new bonds and reflecting on themes of self-esteem, vulnerability and improving your well-being. The four-track EP opens with the smooth bass line and twinkly emo-tinged guitar…

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Human Head – ‘Sorry, I Wasn’t Listening’


Signed to our friends at Beth Shalom Records, Human Head released the ‘Sorry, I Wasn’t Listening’ EP back in December and it’s been on our list to write about ever since. A combination of poet Joshua Jones’ spoken-word social commentary and Thom Weeks’ (Gnarwolves, Shit Present) industrial, DIY instrumentation, the five tracks cover themes including…

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Ducks Unlimited – ‘Get Bleak’ EP review


Following praise from Pitchfork and The Line of Best Fit and a slew of highly regarded singles, Toronto indie rockers Ducks Unlimited have shared their debut EP ‘Get Bleak’. Released via Madrid’s Bobo Integral records, the four tracks find the band showcasing their joyful and jangly sound. The EP opens with the title track and…

Dry Cleaning Sweet Princess EP review

Dry Cleaning – ‘Sweet Princess’ EP review


London-based post-punkers Dry Cleaning are set to release their eagerly awaited debut EP ‘Sweet Princess’ on 16 August via It’s OK. The release follows support slots with Bodega and headline shows that drew the attention of many major players within the music industry. ‘Goodnight’ opens the EP with Sports Team-meets-Indoor Pets-style indie-pop hooks before Florence…

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Jetty Bones – ‘-‘ EP review (hyphen)


Hailing from Ohio, Jetty Bones have toured extensively with the likes of The Early November and Hot Mulligan and now they’re set to release their second EP ‘-‘ (hyphen) via Take This to Heart Records on 22 February. Opening with the Tigers Jaw-indie pop of ‘Better’, the EP finds Kelc Galluzo celebrating being there for…

Spectral Nights’ Top 5 EPs of 2018


We’ve already shared our top full-length records of the past 12 months, now it’s time to look back over our favourite shorter releases… Spielbergs – ‘Distant Star‘ The Norwegian trio’s EP marked them out as ones to watch with its Guided by Voices-meets-Beach Slang power pop. Sœur – ‘Fight‘ The Bristol band are already a…