Obsessive placement of sound within a delineated order pushes Manchester’s much-discussed Martial Arts to a further, enlightened level of collective artistry with only their second single, Defector. Provoked, held in place, soothed and broken to shrapnel shards by competing forces of coherent, dream-encroaching riffs and the indeclinable will to fight rather than fade, the five-piece’s restless commitment to ‘playing the studio’ like the stage has scorched through to...