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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…

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,…

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…

concrete concrete – ‘Hues’


concrete concrete are a new band from Brooklyn who have already played shows with Alex Cameron and Cavemen. They have a debut album ‘Drifter’ (produced by toe’s Mino Takaaki) ready to wow the math rock community and ‘Hues’ offers a fine introduction to the three-piece’s intelligently crafted sound. Opening with stop-start and zig-zag patterns of…

Orchards Young 2019 stream new music

Orchards – ‘Young’


Orchards follow last year’s ‘Losers/Lovers’ EP with the release of new single ‘Young’ (out on 7″ with ‘Mature Me’ via Big Scary Monsters on 29 March). The new songs will follow shows at New York’s New Collosus Festival and SXSW and accompany a UK tour. The alt-pop banger opens with Sam Rushton’s trademark upbeat mathy…

Oceans Over Alderaan

Oceans Over Alderaan – ‘Sevenfour’


Formed from the ashes of previous Spectral Nights favourites Goonies Never Say Die and I Drink Therefore There’s Darkness, Oceans Over Alderaan have unveiled a stream of debut single ‘Sevenfour’ ahead of its official release on 11 January, 2019. Self-described as an ‘atmospheric gloom pop band’, the Blackpool four-piece recorded this single with producer Tom…