Poly-Math – Melencolia: Exclusive Stream

The Brighton-based instrumental prog-math hybrid stream their debut mini-album Melencolia exclusively with The Independent, as well as creating a playlist of some of the best bands the UK underground has to offer

Pete Yorn on being bad at maths, mellow music and Scarlet Johansson

“As a freshman everyone gets bullied for a little bit by the seniors,” maintains the indie/alt-rocker Pete Yorn (pronounced “yarn” not “yawn”). “It's a rite of passage, sure it happened to me, and sure I'd be a little frustrated and go take it out on my drums.”