Thursday, January 9, 2014

MP3 REVIEW: Astro Children “Proteus”

                Astro Children could easily be summed up as dream pop, but yet, they are somehow so much more than just that.   I like to think of these songs as being a somewhat more controlled version of a band like Deerhoof.  They also have some heavier punk qualities which remind me of a band such as Puffy AmiYumi and/or Cibo Matto.  

                This also has some undertones of Polly Scattergood mixed in, as does most everything I hear these days, and then it has a touch of Be Your Own Pet for that extra bop.   Great stuff here, and you should be blasting it like the missiles out of Astro Boy’s butt.  

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