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New Music Of The Day: Yak - 'No' (Video Premiere)

In an age where seemingly everything in music must have A Serious Message, Yak's new single 'No' is notably non-conformist. Guitars splutter, fists smash into synths, vocals hollers all manner of gibberish about being "out of the woods" and "all clear" and the chorus is one chord, one riff, one helluva racket. Somewhere along the way, Courtney Barnett's bassline from 'Avant Gardener' gets nicked, sped up and distorted to high heaven, while feedback wails and squawks... and just how rare is that from a British indie band in 2015?

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Go Long! 11 Albums With Ludicrously Lengthy Titles

This week, The 1975 announced details of their second LP, including the fact that it's set to be called 'I Like It When You Sleep For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It'. No, seriously. It's a rather unwieldy title that's certainly not lacking self-confidence, but it's not the most sprawling LP title out there. Here are 11 more album names that laugh in the face of brevity...

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