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The Veils will finally release their fourth studio album this spring and today they've unveiled the first single. "Through The Deep Dark Wood" is all thick bass, thunderous drums, and wailing hooks…   Read Story »
Last week we premiered a dramatically lit black and white clip for Sun Gangs' "Scarecrow," performed acoustic at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. For Veils' new "Letter" video, Finn…   Read Story »
Finn Andrews recently performed an acoustic set of songs from the Veils' forthcoming third album Sun Gangs at the Institute Of Contemporary Arts in London. We posted Sun's post-punked, Wire-inspired…   Read Story »
Three albums deep and the most consistency XTC-progeny Finn Andrews is willing to show, aside from steadily improving songcraft, is building his Veils of a different lineup at each stop. This…   Read Story »
After OKX, our 10-year cover tribute to the Radiohead classic OK Computer, we soon began narrowing the list of prospects for our next celebratory project: sifting, sorting, debating, etc. But when we…   Read Story »
The Veils On "Drive" "I think the only way you can approach covering a song by a band this colossal is to pretend that you're just playing one of your friend's songs -- that's what we did anyway.…   Read Story »
Every time we fire up Nux Vomica, there's that bit of wonderment: How is this band not bigger? Clearly, we like the Veils. Tough to garner momentum with such a lag between international and US…   Read Story »
Something about Finn's voice, that guy can cast a melancholic shadow over a tune even when the rest of the band lifts their pop-noir veils. And so it is with "Calliope," a-break-from-the-bleak on the…   Read Story »
This track opens the Veils' excellent Nux Vomica, a sprightly LP of dark and disturbed pop, anchored by sole returning Veil Finn Andrews. "Not Yet"'s cowboy shuffle lets Finn exorcise some vocal…   Read Story »