Ditching their computers, Simian Mobile Disco recorded live(ish) in the Californian desert using two modular synths, two sequencers and a mixer. The result is akin to a live album from…

They were our friends. They promised we’d never be alone again. But then we kind of forgot about them. Sure, we read the odd Facebook status update, but it’s never…

Simian Mobile Disco circa 2012 are the cooler older brother of Simian Mobile Disco circa 2007. Young SMD were the arm-waving, attention-grabbing, shouty teenager, upping their ‘friends on Facebook’ count…

SMD’s ‘Delicacies’ was one of the finest treats 2010 had to offer, and by the sound of ‘Seraphim’, the unworldly bangers won’t be abating anytime soon. The first taster from…

If last year’s [b]‘Temporary Pleasure’[/b] LP sounded suspiciously like [b]James Shaw[/b] and [b]James Ford[/b] phoning in guest-strewn rent-paying attempted chart humpers, [b]‘Delicacies’[/b] just about ’fesses up to the whole sorry…

Saturday night at Matter is not for the faint-hearted – we’re jammed in so tightly we feel a wave of existential angst as individual identity succumbs to the amorphous mass…

There’s something of a comedown afoot in the world of Mr Ford. ‘Clock’ is the kind of beautiful wordless electronica Metronomy were making while SMD were bashing on their keyboards,…

A bit of naughty swearing! A sexy lady repeating the same words over and over again! Bass so lowdown and dirty it almost hits the ‘brown note’ frequency! Such is…