SUPERTOYS LAST ALL SUMMER LONG


Chikinki
November 3, 2009, 10:14 pm
Filed under: Album Reviews

97450

Chikinki
Brace, Brace
Urban Cow

Bristolian journeymen Chikinki have plagiarised so uncannily Fuzzy Logic period Super Furry Animals it results in the most odiously outdated music this side of Shed Seven’s Greatest Hits. Coming live and direct from the backend of Brit-pop Brace Brace recalls the worst characteristics of the era. Arch, pedestrian and unappealing they traipse the line between satirising empty mediocrity and being the very definition of it. Boppy, electro-tinged weirdness and fun house synths clash with a terse vocal style poorly matched to the blithe psychedelic observations on polyester pond life, which SFA did so likeably but with humour and lyrical dexterity. Apparently they’re big in Germany. Which is probably the weirdest thing about them.

3/10

Download: Oh My God, You Make It Easy
For those who like: Super Furry Animals, Blur, Menswear

Advertisements

Leave a Comment so far
Leave a comment



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



%d bloggers like this: