Hope Of The States seem to be running twice as fast as other bands. Skipping straight past the barely-refined-demos stage, the Chichester combo revealed a fully-formed post-rock landscape on 2004’s…

Self-conscious but still revelling in their own self-importance, prone to meaningless soundbites expressing bewilderment at world events, clinging to credibility via association: yup, Chantelle’s tawdry efforts to “live the dream”…

FRESH HOPE

The band begin by “pulling everything apart”…

FRESH HOPE

The band decide the gig is the right place to reveal new material…

TYPE2ERROR STREWN!

Type2Error will screen their work next week at London’s ICA (January 14)…

OFFERING HOPE

The band help one of their followers raise cash for the Motor Neurone Disease Association...

FRESH HOPE!

Fans will get to hear new stuff on the band's trip round the UK and Ireland...

HOPE COME HOME!

Chichester’s finest return home for small pub gig…

HOPE COME HOME!

Chichester’s finest return home for small pub gig…

PLAY IT AGAIN (UNCLE) SAM!

The band return to the USA for a longer stay - lets hope they have better luck this time...

TELL IT AGAIN SAM!

The band talk to NME.COM about their eventful first trip to North America...