Living in the 1980’s b/w Sex Machine
Hi-fuckin-larious shit from Cylob. Taking a different tack from previous releases (which featured beats so arhythmic that they seemed ready to fall apart at any moment), the track “Living in the 1980’s” is a pastiche of cheesy 80’s pop that crosses the line between homage and satire. It’s impossible to tell whether the crappy Wham-raps and bubblegum girl vocals are serious or joking, so take it for what it is — 80’s dance music made last year. The other tune, “Sex Machine,” has more of Cylob’s harsh computer noise, but the electro-style computer voice with the sexy lyrics betrays the robotic crustacean’s lack of seriousness. “Living in the 1980’s” expertly takes the piss out of techno.
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