Squid: O Monolith [Album Review]

SquidO MonolithWarp Records [2023] Squid’s debut album Bright Green Field (2021) instantly set them apart from many the other UK-based acts that garnered attention in indie rock circles at the time. While they’re often compared to bands like black midi or Black Country, New Road for their spoken word-style vocals, Bright Green Field highlights Squid’s … Read more

Fire Track: Squid – “Undergrowth”

UK-based quintet Squid present the new single, “Undergrowth,” from their sophomore album, O Monolith, out June 9th on Warp Records, the “Undergrowth”-inspired video game by Frank Force, and announce a North American Tour (dates below). Renowned for their unerring experimentation, Squid continue their idiosyncratic sonic journey with “Undergrowth,” where dubbed-out bass grooves under cinematic synth … Read more

Yves Tumor: Praise A Lord Who Chews But Which Does Not Consume; (Or Simply, Hot Between Worlds) [Album Review]

Yves TumorPraise A Lord Who Chews But Which Does Not Consume; (Or Simply, Hot Between Worlds)Warp Records [2023] Yves Tumor is a singer, songwriter, and producer known for his experimental approach to music, blending elements of rock, electronic, and soul into a unique and boundary-pushing sound. Born Sean Bowie in Miami, Florida, Yves Tumor began … Read more

Squid – “Swing (In A Dream)” [Video]

Squid announce their second album, O Monolith, out June 9th via Warp Records, and present its lead single/video, “Swing (In A Dream).” In 2021, upon the release of their debut album, Bright Green Field, the British quintet of Louis Borlase, Ollie Judge, Arthur Leadbetter, Laurie Nankivell, and Anton Pearson, established themselves as one of the … Read more

Squid: Bright Green Field [Album Review]

SquidBright Green FieldWarp Records [2021] It is always fun to see certain musical movements take over an area of the world. TFN has been getting very accustomed to looking to Australia for fresh psychedelic rock and now with Squid, London is the “it” place to be for mind bending genre jumping post-punk. First black midi … Read more

Fire Track: Squid – “Paddling”

Earlier this year, Squid announced the release of their much-anticipated debut album, Bright Green Field, out May 7th via Warp Records. Today, they present a new single, “Paddling,” which follows the release of “Narrator” (feat. Martha Skye Murphy), and announce an online performance as part of the official British Music Embassy SXSW showcase, airing Friday, … Read more

Squid – “Narrator” ft. Martha Skye Murphy [Video]

Squid will a band to watch for sure! Over the last eighteen months, Squid has become one of the most exciting bands to emerge from the UK. They have finally announced their eagerly awaited debut album, Bright Green Field, out May 7th on Warp Records, with this fantastic lead single/video, “Narrator” feat. Martha Skye Murphy. … Read more

Flying Lotus: You’re Dead! [Album Review]

Flying Lotus You’re Dead! Warp Records [2014] Fire Note Says: Flying Lotus defies description with You’re Dead. Album Review: Flying Lotus, nee Steven Ellison, can be counted on to make interesting music. His latest, You’re Dead!, ups that factor by a degree or two. This is Flying Lotus’ fifth studio album and his experience is … Read more

Eno & Hyde: Someday World / High Life [Album Review]

Eno & Hyde Someday World / High Life Warp Records [2014] Someday World: Fire Note Says: Someday World’s slick electro-pop contrasts nicely with High Life’s hypnotic, groove-heavy jams. Album Review: These days Brian Eno is probably most well-known as that guy who invented ambient music (even though there are certainly others who deserve such an … Read more

Boards of Canada Reissue Catalogue on Vinyl October 21st

Responding to popular demand, Warp Records is repressing its seminal Boards of Canada catalogue on vinyl for the first time in over five years. On October 21st the albums Music Has The Right To Children (originally released in 1998), Geogaddi (2002) and The Campfire Headphase (2006) will be reissued. These will be followed on November … Read more

Boards Of Canada: Tomorrow’s Harvest [Album Review]

Boards Of Canada Tomorrow’s Harvest Warp Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Tomorrow’s Harvest may not quite live up to the hype, but is a warm, moody listen all the same. Album Review: Part of me thinks that a big portion of the mystique surrounding Boards of Canada and their latest album, Tomorrow’s Harvest, is just … Read more

!!!: Thr!!!er [Album Review]

!!! Thr!!!er Warp Records [2013] Fire Note Says: !!! wants us to party like it’s 1983. Album Review: It’ll be 30 years this December since Michael Jackson dropped Thriller onto an unsuspecting world. (That is almost as hard to believe as the fact that next month will mark the fourth anniversary of his death.) It … Read more

Boards of Canada – “Tomorrow’s Harvest” – June 11, 2013

After considerable speculation since Record Store Day, Boards of Canada have revealed that their new album ‘Tomorrow’s Harvest’ will be released on Tuesday June 11th in North America on Warp Records. Boards of Canada Tomorrow’s Harvest 01. Gemini 02. Reach For The Dead 03. White Cyclosa 04. Jacquard Causeway 05. Telepath 06. Cold Earth 07. … Read more