It's a beautiful signpost for their debut album...

Alt-pop pairing Febueder have built their own world.

The highly independent duo take care of every facet of their sound, building each song from the ground up.

It's resulted in some irresistible music, too, with Febueder currently putting the final touches to their debut album.

The intriguingly titled 'Tomalin Has Etched' lands this Spring, with the pair sharing exceptional new single 'Réseau'.

A signpost of what to expect, Clash invited Febueder to break the single down for us...

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Beirut - 'After The Curtain'

Beirut is a band we have both listened to since we were 15 years old. A band we both admire.

'After The Curtain' is one of Zac Condon's most cherishable and lachrymose songs. When we were younger and first heard his voice it struck us as very unique, and although it can't be heard in this song, Beirut's use of brass instruments has been an influence on us over the years.

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Avery Tare - 'KC Yours'

Avery Tare is one of the four from Animal Collective. His album came out last year and was something we listened to whilst driving around the UK on tour.

It seemed to us a calmer project compared to Avery Tare's previous work, which is something we enjoyed. The vocal hook on the ending is what made this one of our favourites from the album 'Cows On Hourglass Pond'.

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Arthur Russell - 'Your Motion Says'

Arthur Russell is highly formative as he was multifarious, but this is his most danceable one we've heard. Another song of his we admire is 'This Is How We Walk On The Moon'.

The way he changes from album to album is what we admire most about his music.

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Nicolas Jaar - 'No'

Nicolas Jaar has been an influence on us since our EP 'From An Album'. We were initially introduced to his solo work with a few songs and then heard his other project called 'Darkside' where he works with guitarist Dave Harrington.

It's his ability at production which we admire most from his work. This song 'No' is something we both liked from his EP released a few years ago, you can imagine it playing at an Apres Ski Bar on the side of a mountain in France.

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Charles Mingus - 'Moanin'

'Moanin' by Charles Mingus is a personal favourite between us and many friends, we're not even sure who introduced us to this song.

We once asked for a band to play it in Copenhagen at a place called Charlie Scott's (they've also got a tiny English pool table in the smoking room) but they played a different version. But the one you see above is our version from 18 years old. It's the way the main saxophone riff ends on that thumping low note! And then the song spirals from there.

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Febueder will release debut album 'Tomalin Has Etched' on April 24th.

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