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the soft pink truth 'do you want new wave or do you want...' the soft pink truth
do you want new wave or do you want...
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Less gobbing, more glitterballs.

On paper, a collection of hardcore punk covered in a glitch-house style might not immediately tickle your hips, but Drew Daniels likes a challenge. As one half of Matmos, he once built an entire album from samples recorded during plastic surgery operations. Here he turns the abrasive, noisy-bugger originals into bouncy, bleepy house tracks. Minor Threat’s abstinence anthem, Out Of Step, is reconfigured as party electro while a funky 2-step cover of Crass’ Do They Owe Us A Living? shows it’s but a moonwalk from discordant to disco.


James Cowdery 29 October 04 rating of 4
The Soft Pink Truth – Do You Want New Wave Or Do You Want…, released 01 November 04 on Soundslike.
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