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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Track of the Day: Popo

Posted By on Tue, May 19, 2009 at 12:37 PM

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This recommendation came via John Dwyer of Thee Oh Sees, who listed Philly no-wave trio Popo amongst his favorite new acts.

The band possesses the lo-fi sprawl that's all the rage (again) but their blown-out-like-ya-ate-bad-tacos bass adds a demonic side to the sound that's sorta like the Grifters meet the Intelligence. I particularly like "Kill Tonight," Popo's anthem for being all riled up with no legal outlet for all that negative energy. Bonus points for the metal falsetto coda too.

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