Floral is a California-based math-rock duo whose “This Year” blew us away with its sheer demonstration of musicianship. Pairing math-rock riffing with the sentimentality of midwest emo is a genius move by these two musicians. Hints of American Football can be heard among the otherwise blistering riffing that is reminiscent of Topshelf heroes Toe, Maps & Atlases at their most shreddy, or even post-hardcore greats The Fall of Troy. Despite its lyricless nature, this one has palpable emotion – check it out below.