Formerly a duo, Sheffield’s Duck have bucked gloomy economic trends by growing by a full 50%. And they have a debut LP coming.

Being from Sheffield, it’s easy to pick out the huge synths in this one. They soar and shimmer over the top of almost everything else and add a modern spin on that city’s legacy in that direction.
Monsters is very-thinly, if at all, veiled political broadside. “Here come the monsters, cold dead eyes, living off fear and telling you lies. Here come the monsters, can only make sense of pounds and pence and dollars and cents.” Yeah, fuck off Nazi scum.

The LP FaceAche is out later in the year. Follow @duckband_uk