Lali Puna
Scary World Theory
With this release, I feel like I've somehow come full circle. All that silly 80's electro pop that I used to make fun of has now suddenly bloomed into this beautiful flower almost 10 years later. Once a rather obscure name has now become a band that's on the edge of many lips simply because of some big time name dropping. First, Colin Greenwood (of Radiohead) mentioned that over the course of the last year, he'd owned 4 different copies of Lali Puna's first album Tridecoder (and subsequently given them all away to friends that became enamored with the group after hearing them). Next, Andrew Weatherall (of Two Lone Swordsmen, Sabres Of Paradise) gave this newest release the glowing praise that it had been stuck in rotation on his own stereo(...)

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