Quiet Lions Wolves of the Capital

Quiet Lions – ‘The Wolves of the Capital’ video stream


Written about the frustrations of corporate business ethics (or lack of…), Spectral Nights favourites Quiet Lions have released the video for ‘The Wolves of the Capital’. The first single from their next EP ‘No Illusions’, it’s full of intelligent math-rock guitar lines and maybe a touch of Arcane Roots in the passionate chorus where Michael…

Olympians – ‘Dance Like Everybody’s Watching And They Hate You’ EP review


Ahead of a full-length album later this year, Olympians have released an extended EP/mini-album via Barely Regal with the fitting title ‘Dance Like Everybody’s Watching and They Hate You’. Full of the feelings that have quickly become the London-via-Norwich quartet’s trademark, it follows on from last year’s ‘Adventure Gun’ EP and retains the dreamy, drone-tinged…

Uncle Luc

Uncle Luc – ‘Stay Clean’ stream


Ahead of the March release of a mini album recorded using only old analogue gear – and each song within three hours and in a maximum of three takes – at Lolipop Studios in Echo Park, Los Angeles, Uncle Luc has streamed its first single ‘Stay Clean’ on Soundcloud. Only two minutes long and with…

Olympians – ‘Brunch Cannon’


Ahead of their triumphant performance at ArcTanGent festival, Olympians released their new single, the fantastically named ‘Brunch Cannon’. The first song from an as-yet-untitled debut album, the synth-laced and doom-laden math-pop song is wonderfully layered as it gradually builds to the memorable but gloomy group-chanted statement of: ‘Find a melody and keep it in your…

The Savage Nomads – Porno


From South London, The Savage Nomads are a new band and ‘Porno’ finds them mixing the best of the early 80s post-punk bands like Gang of Four with a contemporary sound that gives a nod to Everything Everything or Dutch Uncles. The video finds the band in the seedier side of our capital city, while…

Spring Offensive release free download ‘Speak’


Ahead of two major shows in England and a short European tour, Spring Offensive have released their new free download ‘Speak’. Self-produced, the song is three minutes of twisted pop that has a soothing quality as the rhythmic group harmonies sing: “I will speak now, or forever hold my tongue”. There’s also a searing honesty…