UK duo Portrayal funnel moody alt rock into the groundwork of their single “Clearing Houses.” Bringing in a haunting grit that only Brit Rock can really harness, the track combines robust guitar lines with stirring vocals and a frenetic beat, giving the band’s penchant for shoegaze a cloudier tint. This track, along with their recent single “Views” adds insight into Portrayal’s upcoming sophomore album, promising more broody and dark soundscapes to mull over. Until then, become well versed in the duo’s past releases here.