Sidewalks Brooklyn's giddiest indie-pop duo got a boost this spring when Erykah Badu cited their video for "Lessons Learned" (in which they streak Times Square) as… Sidewalks Brooklyn's giddiest indie-pop duo got a boost this spring when Erykah Badu cited their video for "Lessons Learned" (in which they streak Times Square) as… 2010-11-02 Matt and Kim Pop
Music Review

Sidewalks (2010)

WHERE THEY'RE COMING FROM Matt and Kim
Image credit: Matt Hoyle
WHERE THEY'RE COMING FROM Matt and Kim
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Nov 02, 2010; Lead Performance: Matt and Kim; Genre: Pop

Brooklyn's giddiest indie-pop duo got a boost this spring when Erykah Badu cited their video for ''Lessons Learned'' (in which they streak Times Square) as the inspiration for her viral ''Window Seat'' clip. On Sidewalks, Matt and Kim seem intent on capturing the curious with a bigger, more pumped-up sound: Check the booming hip-hop beat on ''Cameras'' and the parade-ready horn blasts that take ''Ice Melts'' into rowdy jock-jam territory. B

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Originally posted Oct 27, 2010 Published in issue #1127 Nov 05, 2010 Order article reprints
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