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Squid – ‘Paddling’


Squid follow up the incredible ‘Narrator’ with ‘Paddling’, the second single to be taken from forthcoming debut album ‘Bright Green Field’. The record, produced by Dan Carey, will be released on 7 May via Warp Records while the new song – already a live favourite (if you can remember shows?) is: ‘Written from two different…

En Garde – ‘Debtors’ EP review


Akron, OH-based duo En Garde (Ross Horvath – vocals/guitar – and Andy Hendricks – drums) have shared a collection of songs recorded back in 2012 with Joe Reinhart (Hop Along, Algernon Cadwallader) via the always sublime Count Your Lucky Stars Records. The EP opens with the urgent, intense and impassioned ‘Our Hands’. Reminding us of…

Squid – ‘Narrator’


Squid have announced details of their debut album ‘Bright Green Field’ (out on 7 May via Warp Records) and shared a video for its lead single ‘Narrator’. The eight-minute behometh of a song features guest vocals from Martha Skye Murphy, while its captivating video was directed by Felix Geen, who says ‘I had wanted to…

Beluga – ‘Painting with Three Colours’


Leeds-based trio Beluga have shared their debut single ‘Painting with Three Colours’ – and it’s a song that take you on a fascinating journey. Part King Crimson-style prog, part traditional jazz and with some Physics House Band-style riffs thrown in for good measure, the band leave barely any genre untouched. There are bursts of saxophone…

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Vasudeva – ‘Generator’ album review


New Jersey trio Vasudeva release their new record ‘Generator’ via Skeletal Lightning on 10 April and it’s an album that sees the already genre-hopping instrumentalists delve into more new sounds than ever before – from their traditional post/math-rock sound to ambience and sounds that will get you dancing in your living room during these strange…