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Carnival Youth – ‘Love is the Answer’


Spectral Nights favourites Carnival Youth have unveiled new single ‘Love is the Answer’. Following the albums ‘No Clouds Allowed’ and ‘Propeller’, it finds the Latvian indie-pop trio in scintillating form and has a bombastic tone throughout. Sounding somewhat akin to the love child of Grandaddy and Future Islands, it seems tailor-made for festivals and like…

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Top 5 Influences and Digs: Magana


Jeni Magana‘s ‘Golden Tongue’ EP was a hautingly beautiful listen that tackled subjects of loneliness and despair with real heart and soul. Available now via Audio Antihero, it’s an incredible listen for fans of Cat Power and Perfume Genius. We asked Magana to talk us through five songs that have influenced her work and five…

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A mid-May new music round-up


We’ve had another busy week and in-between breaks from listening to that new album from the Hotelier, we’ve had the chance to delve back into our inbox and there are some real treats from both old favourites and newcomers. Here’s a pick of the best of them: The Computers – ‘This Ain’t Right‘ We saw…

Cavalry – ‘An Understanding’ stream


We all know Liverpool’s rich history when it comes to providing perfect pop bands – from the 60s heyday to the likes of The Coral in more recent (well, you know what we mean…) years, there’s always been something special going on in Merseyside. How will BBC favourites five-piece Cavalry – a band who have…