the idiosyncratic art-popologists further distill & refine their signature sound, marrying rock bombast with classical arrangements & acoustic instrumentation with smart synthetic pop.
With 'O Shudder', Dutch Uncles continue their fascinating, wonky ascent, mashing up mark hollis-esque vocals with hot chip's jubillant electronics resulting in a rich indie / art / prog / pop smorgasboard that delights with every mouthful. one for fans of like minded left-field pop adventurers Wild Beasts, Field Music, Everything Everything, future islands & talk talk. "8/10 - uncut, "complex, oddball pop...[that] strives to capture the world-weary mindset of a twenty-something living in a generic Northern suburbia" - guardian.
garry recommends: if prog rock had been as soulful and succinct as this punk might never have happened.
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