L.A.'s Moving Units worship at the altar of Robert Smith, injecting their very of-the-moment dance rock with a fat dose of post-punk. Like comrades in arms Interpol, The Faint, and The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Moving Units will get your skinny ass shaking with disco-chic ditties about dance clubs, drama, and drama at dance clubs. After releasing critically acclaimed dance-rock albums on the Palm Pictures label in 2002 (Moving Units) and 2004 (Dangerous Dreams), the indie darlings are about to release their new, as-yet-untitled album on the Metropolis label, home to such beat-heavy beasts as KMFDM and Combichrist. Whether MU is moving toward a similarly darker, less pop style remains to be seen but we doubt it, judging by the band's description of its music on MU's MySpace page, declaring that the band sounds like "hot love in your heart."
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