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Single Serving: Death Kit – Devadasi 7″

The fine folks over at Fort Lowell Records who brought us that awesome 7″ by the Dead Westerns late last year are back with their first release of 2011 – and it is another solid hit.  The Devadasi 7″ is the physical debut of Los Angeles’ Death Kit.  The a-side “Devadasi” is sure to be one of the year’s strongest synth-pop gems and alone is worth the price of the record.  It features brightly-lit synths, glass-smooth vocals, and purposeful percussion that alternates between stumbling and steady. Sporting an ambiance that calls to mind 80′s Cure singles, but a grooving electro-disco rhythm that transform this cut into a contemporary synth-anthem… well, let’s just say that I think you’re probably going to like it.  The b-side is a remix of the band’s first digital single “I Can Make You Love Me” by …music video? and imposes skittery electro-percussion, twinkling lights and a rubbery groove to the tune.  It is set for release on February 22, 2010 from Fort Lowell.  Get it before it is gone.

Death Kit – Devadasi

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Posted by Matthew Hickey

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Matthew is the music editor and co-founder of Turntable Kitchen. He’s addicted to vinyl records, pour over coffee, craft beer, small batch bourbon, and pan roasting pork chops.

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