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All Hour Cymbals Yeasayer cite Cyndi Lauper and Popol Vuh as influences — and sure enough, the foursome have managed to funnel both '80s pop and Krautrock through...All Hour CymbalsWorld, Indie Rock Yeasayer cite Cyndi Lauper and Popol Vuh as influences — and sure enough, the foursome have managed to funnel both '80s pop and Krautrock through...2007-11-09
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All Hour Cymbals

Genre: World, Indie Rock

Yeasayer cite Cyndi Lauper and Popol Vuh as influences — and sure enough, the foursome have managed to funnel both ’80s pop and Krautrock through this stellar debut, All Hour Cymbals. An inclusive atmosphere reigns: Sludgy metal textures, barbershop gospel (à la TV on the Radio), and liberal doses of electronic psych-rock mania make room for a humble sitar or marimba to enter the mix. With lyrics like ”I’ve come to beg for forgiveness/So forgive me” set to handclaps and whooping, you’ll feel a bit like you’ve stumbled upon a brand-new religion. A-
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