A faintly humorous JPG and some block white Impact text, traditionally speaking. Obviously that Minneapolis pairing Meme neglected to dredge up some as yet unblemished image of Keanu, or Kanye, or whoever have ye for the artwork to début full-length Young suggests Lizzie Brown and Danny Burke may have missed a trick. Though even a cursory airing of album standout Fallen quite clearly illustrates they’re bang on the buzzers: a wompy synth-pop thriller that nods to Annie Lennox, Cold Cave, and treasureseason all with even tilt, Brown spectrally sighs: “Just take my hand/ And fall with me” over now seemingly imitably Scandi backing. And from here on in we’re with her, cascading head over shoulders; knees; heels.
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- I'll cut the hackneyed platitudes, but bloody hell, if you ever get the opportunity to go see @serafinasteer, do. http://t.co/SjqnAOsE33 about 4 hours ago from web
- Dots & Dashes' Track of the Week comes from the (mercifully) returning @sharonvanetten. Stream Taking Chances: http://t.co/B09ON2VXEW about 1 day ago from web
- The bad news? That Neutral Milk Hotel, Mac DeMarco and Xiu Xiu all play that night, too: http://t.co/lEcyTwO8Dp about 1 day ago from web
- The good news? Speedy Ortiz return to London, playing Islington's Electrowerkz May 22nd. Brilliant last time out, too http://t.co/jaoKKsGPG4 about 1 day ago from web