No Age, ‘Weirdo Rippers’ (FatCat)
Shimmering shoegaze pop and glowering punk collide and burst into flames on this delightfully rude debut. Surging waves of frayed yet beautiful electronica give way to urgent rants, with voices buried in the mix like distant cries for help. If Dean Spunt and Randy Randall lack the patience to develop these jagged fragments into complete songs, that’s part of their charm: Between the alluring nightmare symphony “Loosen This Job” and the banging aggression of “Boy Void,” the duo spew a career’s worth of ideas.
Now Hear This: No Age – “My Life’s Alright Without You” DOWNLOAD MP3
Now Watch This: No Age – “Boy Void”