Our new favourite stateside import are Boston’s Vundabar. For fans of the best of late 00’s indie like Los Campesinos and Dananananaykroyd, with added US College Radio feel. Beneath the glee of their headlong-rushing sound there’s some dark stuff going on too. ‘Smell Smoke’, the band’s anticipated 2018 follow up to their breakout 2015 album ‘Gawk,’ is an attempt at openness and vulnerability. It’s an attempt at unlearning. It’s a document of grief; a child crying into the dark. Surprisingly, it’s also a joyous pop record.

What’s really going on in the video below though?