Matt Evans – ‘New Topographics’ album review


Matt Evans (Tigue, Bearthoven, Man Forever) has shared new album ‘New Topographics’ – a record filled with percussive ambient pieces that make use of sounds including writing, typing and morse code. Written and recorded in December 2018 during a month-long artist’s residency program at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, the songs are the result of researching…

Eerie Gaits - The Rainbow Trout And The Wicker Creel

Eerie Gaits – ‘The Rainbow Trout And The Wicker Creel’


Eerie Gaits, John Ross from Wild Pink’s solo project, have shared new single ‘The Rainbow Trout and the Wicker Creel’ from upcoming album ‘Holopaw’ (released on 10 April via sound as language). The instrumental piece has elements of the shoegaze-tinged and anthemic indie rock that Wild Pink specialise in so well but there’s also a…

Floral This Year

Floral – ‘This Year’


Hailing from the San Francisco Bay area, math rock duo Floral have shared ‘This Year’ – their first new single in half a decade – ahead of the release of their new self-titled LP on 15 February (pre-order via Bandcamp here). Recorded and produced by Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Jeff Rosenstock), ‘This Year’ is a twisting,…

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Caspian share ‘Flowers of Light’ ahead of ‘On Circles’ album release


Massachusetts post-rockers Caspian have made a welcome return with the release of new single ‘Flowers of Light’ ahead of new album ‘On Circles’ on 24 January (Triple Crown Records – pre-order here). Described by guitarist/keyboardist Phillip Jamieson as ‘our attempt to find the intersection between propulsive, relentless energy and a trance like sense of reverie’,…

POLY-MATH Sensors in Everything

POLY-MATH – ‘Sensors in Everything’


Brighton/London instrumental prog rockers POLY-MATH have shared their new 15-minute (!) single ‘Sensors in Everything’ ahead of UK and EU tour dates with Body Hound. It’s the first song to feature new member Josh Gesner on keyboards and synthesisers and also the first of an ambitious two-part release for 2020, which the quartet have recorded…

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Top 5 Influences: Toundra


Ahead of their fifth album ‘Vortex’ (out via Superball Music on 27 April), Alberto from instrumental Spanish post-/math-rockers Toundra talked us through five songs that have had an influence on him and his music.   Baroness – ‘Board Up The House‘ Pretty obvious one. I always saw Baroness as a band oriented to people who…

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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…