We may be stuck in a hopelessly mundane future—no jetpacks, no laser guns and no sex robots, in neither a post-apocalyptic wasteland dystopia nor a beautiful utopia—but Kliks & Politiks sounds like the future as promised by sci-fi movies. Over stuttering, thumping beats and throbbing bass float ray-gun zaps, ethereal orchestral synthesized sounds and itchy distorted computer noise, melding into the soundtrack of an imaginary taut, paranoid thriller. Mostly instrumental save a few treated vocal samples, the album takes a welcome left turn into droning rock on "Lion Eyes," with Emil Rapstine of Denton doom-folk outfit The Angelus providing incantatory vocals that sound like Paul Banks doing an impression of a... More >>>