Nilüfer Yanya announces new album, Painless, shares taut lead single, stabilise

Nilufer Yanya performs live on stage at the Festsaal Kreuzberg on October 27, 2019 in Berlin, Germany
(Image credit: Jana Legler/Redferns)

The last new material we heard from London's Nilüfer Yanya was the Feeling Lucky? EP late last year. 

Containing the beguiling Day 7.5093 – which we named one of late December 2020/early January 2021's essential guitar tracks – the three-song collection showed the guitarist gleefully doing away with your typical genre, style and structure constraints, to dazzling effect.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.