On the Record: Young Magic, The Fall, Van Halen & More

Album reviews in 30 seconds or less.

By Bill Chenevert
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Pretty Good Dance Moves


(Mad Dragon)

Sounds Like: Chicago electropop duo who recruit lady singers to build on their groove-heavy, danceable and movement-encouraging world-flavored funkiness.

Free Association: Brazilian Girls’ Sabina Sciubba adds a feminine sexiness to it all.

For Fans Of: Phoenix + LCD Soundsystem, Little Dragon x Zero 7, global funk.

Young Magic



Sounds Like: Two Aussies and an Indonesian team up for a debut that’s a fantastic first effort of reverb, synth and percussion-heavy dubstep and psychedlia-tinged worldly rock.

Free Association: A hefty dose of tribalism’s here that Yeasayer nailed a few years ago.

For Fans Of: High Places/Here We Go Magic, Animal Collective.

The Twilight Sad

No One Can Ever Know


Sounds Like: The third from the Scottish trio is darker and more industrial than previous LPs; krautrock and post-punk despair couch James Graham’s THICK brogue.

Free Association: One can only imagine how serious/moody these guys are in real life.

For Fans Of: Liars x goth Erasure, not shit Frightened Rabbit x My Bloody Valentine.

The Fall

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