Listen: Unschooling Share ‘Brand New Storm’ via Bad Vibrations

Tying together lo-fi post punk with a fresh injection of energy, Unschooling return with their latest single ‘Brand New Storm’, the latest in the band’s growing discography. Alongside the upcoming full length release, the band are also gearing up for a UK tour, playing a handful of headline shows, as well as supporting Kyoto Kyoto in November.

The track is another stellar addition to the bands established sound- with jumping guitar riffs and a pacing drumbeat being the foundational sonic aspects. However, ‘Brand New Storm’ in particular is coated with lush pop leanings, adding a new-found flavour. Nostalgia infused lyrics dominate throughout, the melody becoming fragmented and flexible as it develops, leaving the listener with a sense of deep buried memories, and something being recounted.

On the song’s influences, frontman Vincent Fevrier said, “‘Brand New Storm’ is a quintessential ‘stop and smell the flowers’ kind of track taken from New World Artifacts. It’s a real return to the roots of my twee pop influences. The track has a nostalgic vibe which is accentuated by a rather lo-fi recording which is a very deliberate act.”

Overall ‘Brand New Storm’ is a track that adds to the group’s sound to create pure punk decadence. What comes next is highly awaited. ‘New World Artifacts’, out 6th October 2023 via Bad Vibrations.

Photo by Marc Delavaud

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