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LWE Podcast 139: Simian Mobile Disco is archived this week

LWE Podcast 139 was a wonderfully dark and seductive trip through late-night house and techno, brought to us by Simian Mobile Disco. Be sure to add it to your collection before it’s archived this Friday, September 6th.

LWE Podcast 139: Simian Mobile Disco

Simian Mobile Disco pulled out all the stops for LWE Podcast 139, leading us on a wonderfully dark and seductive trip through late night house and techno.

Hell ft. Bryan Ferry, U Can Dance

Taken from Hell’s ambitious double album Teufelswerk, “U Can Dance” unapologetically looks back at electroclash with rose tinted glasses, Bryan Ferry lacing the track with his languid, lounge lizard tones. Hell’s original (with help from Peter Kruder and Christian Prommer from Tr├╝by Trio on programming) starts off strong, merging icy cool, arpeggiated synths with Ferry’s equally frosty serenade to a club nymph. Though clocking in at nearly ten minutes, it is in danger of overstaying its welcome after two thirds of the way through. The keyboards start getting a little cheesy and Ferry has long since left the vocal booth, presumably in search for a cigarette or a martini; in any case the magic is over by the six minute mark or so.

LWE Interviews Simian Mobile Disco

Photos by Sanchez and Kitahara Simian Mobile Disco truly lived up to their middle name in 2007 by relentlessly touring the world, bringing the better portion of their studio and face-burning light rigs on the road to fully indoctrinate audiences. The duo also released their debut album, Attack Decay Sustain Release, which managed to be […]

Simian Mobile Disco, Hustler (Shackleton remix)

[Wichita] Those Simian boys sure know how to call in a favor, eh? So far, their singles have been remixed by Prins Thomas, Switch, Armand Van Helden, Luke Vibert, Riton, Graham Massey of 808 State, and the “Hustler” single extends that to include Kevin Saunderson, Jesse Rose and Shackleton. I didn’t expect to see that […]