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Live review: Squid, Falmouth, May 18th: who finer to bring us back to the live experience?

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TRACK: SQUID – SLUDGE

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FOUR hundred and forty-seven days. Yep, I counted; or rather some natty piece of online calculator software did. Fessin’ up: maths was never my strong point. Anyhow, that long since my last gig; 447 days. Maybe the longest time in my adult life. Yes, I recall the last time in great detail; do you? We …

BRIGHTON quintet Squid have shed light on their massively anticipated debut album, Bright Green Field: due to be released on May 7th. It’ll boast production from Dan Carey and boast entirely new material from this continually, creatively ploughing band. They’ve just released “Narrator”, accompanied by stunning visuals from Felix Green. “Narrator”, perhaps the band’s most …

Squid, the Brighton based, noisome post-punk band who recently released their Sludge/Broadcaster single, have today shared an EP of covers entitled Natural Resources. The EP includes Squid‘s take on the brilliantly bizarre Pigs (In There) by Robert Wyatt, which they initially premiered at End of the Road Festival 2019. It also sees them cover Steve …

The music video for Squid’s most recent single, Broadcaster, sees them working with visual artist  Wieslawa Ruta. The video combines Squid‘s ever-evolving musical kaleidoscopes with an equally bedazzling array of lights, which morph and distort with kinetic emotion throughout. Despite being relatively subtle compared to the marvelously convoluted music of Squid, the seamlessly-adapting visual spectacle …

Following their galvanizing single Sludge, and the accompanying lockdown influenced video, Squid have unveiled next track Broadcaster. The track will sit alongside Sludge as a “10 vinyl release on new their new label Warp Records, currently available to pre-order here. In comparison to Sludge, although an incredible contrast, Broadcaster is also exceedingly complimentary to it; …

Squid’s “Sludge” is perhaps the perfect isolation soundtrack (American Football’s “Stay Home” a close second). The band, in collaboration with visual artist Ali Amiri, have unveiled an intimate look of fans’ lockdown settings: set against the raucous noise of “Sludge”. The video’s settings change minutely, from desolate farm to desolate suburbs. Squid summarise this one …

Squid have just dropped their new single Sludge. Starting all atmospheric before the angular chaotic scream fills your ears. Created out of a soundcheck jam the guitars are on the right side of fuzz with some great scratchy noises flying on the whirlwind behind Ollie Judge’s frantic vocals. Squid admits that the song “was kind …