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Directed and filmed by Sam King and Liam Martin.

We present to you today “One Of Each”, the latest track and video we’re proud to premiere on Sodwee.com. A video directed and filmed by Sam King and Liam Martin for Maiians. The latest sensation out of Oxford, England. Maiians are a 5-piece band that already sprung on our radar earlier last year with their hypnotic debut single called “Lemon”.

Do you like to be taken on a journey ? Do you like epic instrumentals, post rock guitars, percussive synth lines and a rather haunting, dystopian sample ? Well, “One Of Each” is your answer. The track is brilliantly mastered and manages to be highly addictive, and unsettling at the same time. It’s 8 minutes of pure pleasure. Like a clever mix between Four Tet and Caribou.

The video brings human unease and paranoia at the center of its narrative. Think of it as a musical version of the forward thinking british series “Black Mirror”. Sam King says about the video :

We wanted the video to mirror the energy of the song; slow building, moving up piece by piece over time. There’s something slightly disorienting about the track, and I liked the idea of the visuals being quite abstract and sinister – people can interpret the ‘chasers’ to be whatever they want.

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Maiians are set to perform their first London show as headliners at The Sebright Arms next January 19th with the support from Mountain Range & Forced Random. So if you’re a Londoner yourself, or you manage to be there that evening, please go enjoy yourself with good company, around a beer (or two) and some cool new jams.

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