Equal parts The Radio Dept., Jesus & Mary Chain and The Strokes, Montreal’s Heat understand the power of delivery – that little things like a split-second burst of meticulously planned and raggedly executed guitar can make a good song suddenly become great. They’re also pretty handy when it comes to Lou Reed-style vocal slurs and nagging melodies, marking them out as one of 2014’s most promising new bands in my book.
Here, we’ve got their debut video, for ‘Rooms’, which originally came out on their EP earlier this year. Stream the whole thing after the jump. The band are touring at present – but only across the pond…
(Picture above by Marine Haddadi).