Arms Around a Vision

Girls Names – Karoline

Girls Names release their new album Stains on Silence on June 15 via Tough Love Records. Pre-order here. Following 2015’s exceptional Arms Around a Vision, and the parting of drummer Gib Cassidy just over a year later, the Belfast band suddenly found themselves facing down a looming void. “There was a finished – and then aborted – mix of the album,… Read more »

Girls Names – 25

Girls Names release their new album Stains on Silence on June 15 via Tough Love Records. Pre-order here. Following 2015’s exceptional Arms Around a Vision, and the parting of drummer Gib Cassidy just over a year later, the Belfast band suddenly found themselves facing down a looming void. “There was a finished – and then aborted… Read more »

Girls Names – Zero Triptych (Mikey Young Remix)

Belfast’s Girls Names return with news of Revisionism: a brand new remix EP containing reworkings of tracks from their highly-acclaimed third album, Arms Around a Vision. The news comes accompanied by a dreamy, hypnotic re-imagination of their incredible 2015 single Zero Triptych courtesy of Total Control’s Mikey Young. Alongside Young, the forthcoming remix EP features… Read more »

VIDEO: Girls Names – Reticence

Belfast post-punk outfit Girls Names have shared the Matthew Reed-directed video for Reticence, the blistering opening track from their exceptional 2015 LP, Arms Around a Vision. A press release for the visuals explain that the video “explores the contrast between human form and machinery. It’s a duality mirrored in the track where dogged humanity and… Read more »

Girls Names – I Was You

Belfast post-punk outfit Girls Names this week unveiled the final track off their forthcoming LP, Arms Around a Vision, due October 2 through Tough Love Records. I Was You acts as the mesmerising finale to one of the years most complete, and compelling new records. From the scintillating album opener Reticence to the rousing I… Read more »

VIDEO: Girls Names – A Hunger Artist

Belfast post-punk outfit Girls Names this week dropped the music video for A Hunger Artist, the incredible second single off their forthcoming third full-length album, Arms Around a Vision. Directed by Matthew Reed, the video is an homage to British music TV of the 70’s and 80’s. Reed explains, “The video is a homage to… Read more »

Girls Names – A Hunger Artist

Following on from Reticence, the acclaimed lead cut and opening number from their forthcoming third full-length album, Arms Around a Vision, today Belfast post-punk outfit Girls Names return with the incredible second single, A Hunger Artist. A staggering contrast to the harsh no-wave of their first single Reticence, A Hunger Artist is a mesmerising whirl… Read more »

Girls Names – Reticence

Northern Ireland’s Girls Names return this Autumn with their third full-length album, Arms Around a Vision, due for an October 2 release on long-term home, Tough Love Records. The record will be the Belfast post-punk outfit’s first since their 2013 EP The Next Life, and follows their recent single, the eleven-minute “symphony in three parts” Zero… Read more »