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Synthed-out Bliss: Miike Snow returns to the TLA

Miike Snow | Photo by Matthew Shaver for WXPN | brightloud.com
Miike Snow | Photo by Matthew Shaver for WXPN | brightloud.com

In the ever evolving landscape that is modern music, four years off is a lifetime. So, for the Miike Snow fans that have been holding their breath, the release of a new album (almost exactly four years to the date after their last one) is cause for a large collective sigh of relief. Their spunky electro-pop is nowhere near as dusty as their last album, and the gang themselves seems none the worse for wear.

I like when a band is clearly genuinely excited to be somewhere. The name dropping the city where they are, that’s flash to get cheers. It’s by the attitude with which they carry themselves on stage, the interactions with each other, and with the people watching. I especially enjoy it when they take a brief moment to mug for the camera, which vocalist Andrew Wyatt certainly did. Continue reading →