If You Like Different & Cute, This Is One For YOU!!!!!

If You Like Different & Cute, This Is One For YOU!!!!!

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tUnE-yArDs‘ music thrives on contradictions, not the least of which is how an album as singular as W H O K I L L earned the critical consensus to top The Village Voice’s 2011 Pazz and Jop poll. The fascinating dualities continue on Nikki Nack: Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner‘s third album is also their most musically sophisticated, yet its primal emotions come through even more clearly. It’s not that Nikki Nack is more focused than the band’s previous work, since it’s overflowing with sounds and ideas (and Garbus has always had a firm grasp on her aesthetic). “More concentrated” might be a better way of expressing the album’s vibrancy and vitality — and how these songs are even more distinctive and accessible than tUnE-yArDs‘ previous music.(READ MORE)

 

 

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