Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Track Of The Day :: Coquin Migale - SOFT

Photo: Daniel Stark

Words: Linn Branson

"It is co-quin mig-ale!" so Radio X's John Kennedy nails the correct pronunciation of the Newcastle indie grunge-rock four-piece (who have had us all working on our own interpretation of the curious name) as he plays the new single, 'SOFT', for the second night in a row this week on his late night radio show.

They've had some good previous tracks out - 'SOCOTRA', 'LUV', 'GOLD', 'Pt. 2', the unforgettable 'Grindie', and of course their August released debut album 'Munro' - voted a whacking 9/10 by our reviewer. But 'SOFT', although not as yielding as its title may lead you to think, is three minutes of perhaps their best soaring, melodically driven sound so far. Whilst there's a lightness of touch in Alexander Soper's washed-out vocals, there's a rock solid drum base and striking layered guitars that maintain their fluid dynamic.

'SOFT' is officially released on November 18 via Fierce Panda Records.

Live dates

28 NEWCASTLE Head Of Steam
29 STOCKTON The Green Room
04 LEEDS Verve Bar
05 MANCHESTER Night & Day
11 CHESTER The Live Rooms
12 BATH The Nest
17 NEWCASTLE The Cluny 2
18 LONDON Camden Assembly
06 LONDON Amersham Arms

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