If you thought one album, As Light Return, was enough for one year from long serving noisy shoegaze favourites The Telescopes, up pops Stephen Lawrie and the gang with another, the six-track ‘Stone Tape’, out on November 20th via Rome label Yard Press.

Taken from it is a ‘Silent Water’. It finds Lawrie not at his most abrasive, instead theres almost a sense of calm over the proceedings, the shuffle of percussion and a slow decending backing clears the way for his understated vocal lines, as he whispers his way through the psych filled warmth, surrounded by chiming chords and throbbing synth lines. Lie back and drift away with Silent Water, here

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