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Flying Saucer Attack returning with new album

Collection of solo pieces by guitarist David Pearce to be released by Domino

Bristol space rock outfit Flying Saucer Attack are set to release their first album in 15 years via Domino Records. The album, entitled Instrumentals, is a collection of solo pieces recorded by guitarist David Pearce and follows 2000’s Mirror.

Founded in 1992, Flying Saucer Attack pioneered a feedback drenched form of “rural psychedelia” (a slogan printed on the sleeve of their 1993 self-titled debut album) influenced by Syd Barrett, The Jesus And Mary Chain and Popol Vuh, and became known for their avowedly lo-fi recording aesthetic. Like the rest of their output, Instrumentals was home recorded on basic equipment.

Pearce’s most recent release (aside from an FSA track on a 2008 compilation themed around the works of James Joyce) was a collaboration with US musician Jessica Bailiff released under the name Clear Horizon via Kranky in 2003. Instrumentals is released on 17 July.