Playing a whistful and nostalgic sonic card, Fight Night weaves dreamlike musical washes and chiming motifs through more confident guitar riffs. It is a balancing act that works well for them. The guitar lines form solid structures which are then softened and subdued by sweeter, soothing and more soulful sounds and there is something a bit world-weary or at least distracted by the vocal delivery.

if rock and indie music seems to be dominated by big bombastic sounds, as if every space needs to be filled with the sound of a musical ego, Brunette is everything opposed to that and Fight Night is a riot of understatement, negative musical space and openness. All of this gives room for the music to drift around, to pool and percolate so much so that it is what is happening beyond, behind and below the more obvious riffs which really define their sound.

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