matmos madness

just when your getting disillusioned about how pigeon-holed everything sounds these days along comes something that floors you.

the US arthouse duo of matmos have been getting coverage here on the electronic scene in the likes of trax mag and given their high-fallutin roots and penchant for dropping references to wittgenstein i thought i could be in for something all cerebral and claustrophobic. not quite.

going off on more tangents in five minutes than a neurotic bluebottle but managing to retain a semblance of structure and drift, is this the new jazz?

check out for yourself with guitar laden downtempo/trip-hop/drum-n-bassy Sun on 5 at 152.

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