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Mr Twin Sister

Mr Twin Sister
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From Pitchfork:
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“Mr Twin Sister‘s reinvention continues apace on new single “In the House of Yes” (below). The Long Island band’s last album, 2011’s In Heaven, shuttled between dream-state aesthetics inspired by Sofia Coppola and David Lynch but they still scanned as an indie-pop outfit, distinctly American and distinctly suburban. But somewhere between that album and gaining the prefix in front of their new name, the band formerly known as Twin Sister seems to have ventured abroad in search of a distinctly European kind of sophistication. Last month, “Blush” channeled Sade via Portishead like some velvety Vogue editorial set on the banks of the Seine, and  “In the House of Yes” flashes back to the sounds of the French touch at its most opulent. The song’s swirling strings and flickering tendrils of guitar specifically invoke Alan Braxe and Ben Diamond’s classic remix of Björk’s “Alarm Call”, while Andrea Estella’s rounded vowels and oddly bitten diction even recall the Icelandic singer herself. But the song goes way beyond mere pastiche. The pneumatic pianos and wispy atmospherics also suggest Black Box as remixed by Vladislav Delay; it’s slinky, seductive, and somehow timeless.” – Philip Sherburne
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Mr Twin Sister is out September 23 via Infinite Best/ Twin Group
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About foamhands

My name is Michael Dix; I'm a decade or so past being down with the kids, but to me new music never gets old. Apparently I like music that sounds like faulty kitchen appliances and ritual slaughter; really I just like what I like, whether that happens to be indie, pop, punk, hip hop, metal, electronica, Afrobeat or jazz. Follow me on Twitter @FoamHandsBlog to receive notifications of new posts and the occasional random brain-fart, and please share links wherever you can. Enjoy!

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