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Maribou State @ The Independent 

Wednesday, Dec 9 2015
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Why is the UK so good at producing electronic music? Maribou State, a duo comprised of Chris Davids and Liam Ivory, is yet another specimen of bizarrely talented electronic music impresarios. Their slightly dance-y, slightly eerie jams are, more often than not, coated in a thick layer of analog fuzz that gives their music both texture and complexion. It's the kind of stuff that you could play at a party or while at home alone brooding over your non-existent love life and Netflix's shitty selection. Their latest release (and first album), Portraits, is perhaps their best work yet, and proves that weird, chill-wave electronic music is actually a thing. Or at least it should be.

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