PLATTENBAU //

This Berlin-based trio take cues from their home city’s cold, industrial expanses and high rise architecture to forge a sound which is oppressive and at points severe. Yet it comes entangled in the loose wig-outs of Detroit garage rock, the searing, terse rhythms of 80s post-punk and a joy in noise which owes a debt to no-wave. Debut four-track Square Squares is a startling collection of dynamic lo-fi twists and turns, opening with the deep clang of Dancing, which degenerates into an intoxicating static explosion at its close, and ending with the faintly nightmarish caresses of Low-impact Life. The whole record is imbued with a vivid sense of purpose and direction, which makes Plattenbau a powerful live prospect.

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