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Stream 120 Days’ Long-Awaited Second Album, ‘II’

Norwegian kraut-pop masters go darker, dancier

picture-18150-1372868577By: Christopher R. Weingarten // March 1, 2012

Norway’s euphoria-kraut avant-pop savants 120 Days have returned with their first album in five years. Back in 2006, when Vice took a chance on releasing their self-titled debut in America, they were steely Autobahn pilots but ultimately an anomaly. In the interim, all kinds of electro-rock has exploded, French house took distorto-dance to wild extremes and great krauty bands have popped up in nearby Finland (like K-X-P, Siinai). In turn, 120 Days has fleshed out their sound to include more even more nods to trancey house music and gothy bluster,
bringing the dancefloor quotient of their upcoming II (out March 6 via Splendour) to ecstatic, all-night highs. But, don’t listen to us. Stream the whole thing exclusively below!

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