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Exclusive download: Mice Parade | New music reviews, news & interviews

Exclusive download: Mice Parade

Free track from New York genre fusion veterans

Mice Parade: Adam Pierce, centre.

We're extremely happy to be able to offer a free download of this live track by New York collective Mice Parade to mark the release of their seventh album, Candela, today. In its six minutes, this version of "Couches & Carpets" encapsulates much of the diversity that has made Mice Parade a cult act over the past decade - from indie introspection to expansive post-rock guitars, jazz-funk grooves to melodies and techniques influenced by anagramatically eponymous band leader Adam Pierce's wide research as an ethnomusicologist. 

In last week's review of the album, Thomas H Green found Candela taking him to "Hispanic gypsy bars" and "old world opium dens", and we hope this track will take you somewhere interesting too. 

Candela is released today on FatCat

It's influenced by anagramatically eponymous band leader Adam Pierce's wide research as an ethnomusicologist

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