Album Stream: Ratatat - LP4
God forbid you offer a 40 second preview of a track off an album that has already leaked -- do so and you subject yourself to the wrath of some self-righteous British dude named "WEBSHERIFF."
Such is the fate of yours truly and the newest album from Ratatat, LP4, which leaked about three weeks ago. Explaining the track "Neckbrace" was damn near impossible and using any and all words to describe the song, I felt, did it very little justice. So I did a decent thing, having a version of it, and uploaded a little taste of what's to come from the electronic/experimental duo Ratatat. I was politely asked to take it down, and I followed suit. Take a look for yourself at the original post.
Not familiar with the band? Looking for a way to become accostomed to their music? Then subject yourself to the first three tracks off of LP4 -- "Bilar," "Drugs" and "Neckbrace" -- they do the album plenty of justice and brilliantly illustrate just what has become Ratatat's current sound. It should be noted that Evan Mast and Mike Stroud -- the due comprising Ratatat -- recorded 30 tracks in a Catskills Mountains session in an effort to fill out their appropriately titled third and fourth albums, LP3 and LP4.
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