Quiet Lions Wasteland album Absenteeism review

Quiet Lions – ‘Absenteeism’ album review


We’ve all been eagerly awaiting the debut album from Quiet Lions for quite some time now and recent singles ‘Echo Chamber’ and ‘Wasteland’ have just whet the anticipation even more. Based around social and political issues, they hinted at the overriding theme of isolation and dissociation in today’s digital world that can be found throughout…

Quiet Lions Wasteland album Absenteeism review

Quiet Lions – ‘Wasteland’


Quiet Lions have shared the video for ‘Wasteland’ ahead of the release of eagerly awaited debut album ‘Absenteeism’ on 14 June (Lonely Voyage Records). Frontman Michael Williams says the song ‘is all about having a voice, and using it for the greater good’ and the four-piece have released the video during the week of the…

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The Great Big Spectral Nights World Cup 2018 preview


We’re very excited about the World Cup that kicks off in a month or so and we’ve decided to ask some football-loving bands, blogs and readers to offer their takes on what to expect in Russia next month – an an evaluation of how their club teams’ seasons have gone… Who will win the 2018…

New music round-up featuring Everything Everything, Sl0tface, Quiet Lions, False Advertising and Samoans


Everything Everything – ‘A Fever Dream‘ (live) This video sees Everything Everything showcase the title track from their new album in all its glory.  It opens in uncharacteristically sparse and piano-led fashion, giving plenty of space for Jonathan Higgs’ falsetto to breathe. Within a minute, the glitchy Radiohead-esque elements to come in before the bass…

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…