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THUMPERS Turn Teenage Nostalgia into Joyous Deeply Layered Indie Pop

When childhood friends Marcus Pepperell and John Hamson Jr. formed THUMPERS, they were in need of a musical escape.

One dumped, the other fired from his previous band, the London-based duo started putting together songs in pieces, working toward a deeply layered indie-pop that fits somewhere between the Polyphonic Spree and Animal Collective, with reviewers leaning to descriptions like exuberant, majestic and candy-colored.

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Eric is a freelance writer covering music, travel, science, and food and drink.
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