[Photo by Harley Weir]
Now that we’ve finally gotten around to hearing These New Puritans‘ new Hidden LP, we can safely say it’s one of the year’s ballsier second acts–a move toward making apocalyptic pop music, with very few links to the Fall and Gang of Four allusions of the UK quartet’s last album. The following HervÃ© remix slaps a house beat and acid techno basslines behind the band’s drum circle leads and the fighting words of frontman Jack Barnett.
It’s solid dancefloor fare, a rock band edit that doesn’t feel like a few anvils to the face. And for that, we thank thee.