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March: 18 albums you need to hear this month

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  • Words: Mixmag Crew | Photo: Rhodri Brooks
  • 1 March 2018
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Superorganism 'Superorganism' (Domino)

All ears are on the buzziest band of last year – the multinational, London-based eight-piece Superorganism – as they drop their self-titled debut LP, and fans of wacky earworm ‘Something For Your M.I.N.D.’ will be pleased to find that nothing here strays too far from that winning formula. Combining the slacker drawl of Weezer, The Moldy Peaches and Pavement with woozy production reminiscent of MGMT or The Avalanches, it’s a bewitching mix, and all the more so when you consider that frontwoman Orono (responsible for lines such as “I know you think I’m a psychopath/A Democrat lurking in the dark”) is only 17. Millennial inertia is a target – see ‘It’s All Good’ and ‘Nobody Cares’ – but their bite is balanced with blear and bounce in equal measure. A Ross

7/10

 
 
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