[a]Shy Child[/a] were new rave’s slightly odd American cousins; the Brooklyn duo’s Pete Cafarella played keytar and their tough, R&B-inflected electro was aggressively different. Their [b]‘Noise Won’t Stop’[/b] single is…

This week’s playlist features the return of Roisin Murphy, a romantic helping of “proper schmindie” from Planet Earth, and some “space-baile-funk-bounce” courtesy of Buraka Som Sistema. 1. The Pains…

Remember Death From Above 1979? The two-piece ear-bleed punk-rock merchants of whom CSS told the world that they liked to listen to while they bonked? Well evidently, so do Shy…

Like The White Stripes of new rave, Shy Child are a lean, mean duo who display a love of outdated kit. Vocalist Pete Cafarella is the only man in pop…

Sooner or later all those dullards who claim new rave doesn’t exist will have to double drop their nay-saying nonsense with a chunky line of humility. Indie discos have been…

Shy Child

Today’s special is Brooklyn electro stew. You’ll need half a teacup of synthesized squiggles, a pound of (no, 18lbs of dynamite-packed) full-on drums, a pinch of keytar, and half a…