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Everything Everything

Everything Everything’s latest offering is an infectious tumult of ditsy portions.

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Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles had a lot to live up to after their debut self-titled album created a discerning following.

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Ice Black Birds

It’s hard not to like Ice Black Birds. The gentle lull of the guitar is reminiscent Hot Club De Paris, if they decided to mellow out during a jam.

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Jim Lockey and The Solemn Sun

Atlases opens with harmonies that siphon a clear influence from Little Comets. This is not a bad thing in the slightest, the innocent folk-punk track is anchored well by Jim Lockey and this is a consistency that is welcomed throughout Jim Lockey and The Solemn Sun’s debut release.

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Jónsi

Jónsi rattles off a shopping list of lyrics that Mike Skinner would be proud of.

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AFI

Another dose of mincey, conformist-punk from AFI.

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Washed Out / Small Black

The feeling in Stereo was tranquil. A wave of white noise filled the walls of the smoke clad basement. I like Washed Out, but I love Small Black so the latter being billed before Washed Out was a little bizarre.

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Hot Chip

I’m with Jay Z – Death of Auto-Tune – well, only in certain instances, this being one of them.