January in the UK means many things, but it always means a heap of TV adverts for holidays in southern California. Sun! Surf! Doom-folk! Wait, what? Okay, so that last one is yet to feature alongside Rob Lowe et al on any of the Golden States’ promotional videos, but judging by what we’ve heard of Los Angeles-based Paul Bergmann and the Fair Moans, they’ve a strong case to make. Sorrow Song is taken from their debut album 1, out now.