First for music news
This Week's Issue
You’re logged in

Trust – ‘Trst’

The sort of gloomy synthpop that’ll make you want to smoke cigarettes and dance jerkily in a dark basement

Trust – ‘Trst’

7 / 10 Slouching out of Toronto’s shadows comes Robert Alfons and Maya Postepski (also of Austra), solemnly bearing the sort of gloomy synthpop that’ll make you want to smoke cigarettes, rim your eyes with kohl and dance jerkily in the dark basement of a Berlin warehouse. While ‘Bulbform’ might sound a little like late-night Crystal Castles, the pulsing sensuality of tracks like ‘The Last Dregs’ and the shimmering ‘Chrissy E’ ensure that they carve out a space of their own. Cool kids Trust never want to be seen to be trying too hard, but finale ‘Sulk’ is where it all comes together, like Chromatics with an evil glint in their eye. Good stuff if you’re feeling sinister.

Kevin EG Perry Buy Trust – ‘Trst’ at iTunes

To rate this track, log in to NME.COM

To read all our reviews first - days before they appear online - check out NME magazine, on sale every Wednesday

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

More Videos
More Various Artists
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Buy On Itunes
 
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read Reviews
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today