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"Polica's music is hypnotic, thought-provoking and deep; our minds wander, but that doesn't mean we're not enthralled by the sounds."
"We don't wanna be fettered by commercial expectations. We just wanna say what we have to say and kinda let it be at that."
The US synth-poppers will be showing off new album 'United Crushers'
"Maybe it's the political climate or something more personal, but Polica's third album finds the band in dismal twilight territory."
In 2012, Poliça gave us ...The Ghost, a chillingly effective debut. In 2013, they’ve given us something of a missed opportunity.
Closer, Fist, Teeth, Money, was undoubtedly the highlight as the quartet pushed themselves to the brink of a sonic mess filled with loose rhythms and screaming synths
“The purpose is not to make the voice more in tune,” Leaneagh reveals, “it sort of distorts it in a certain way that kind of smoothens it out into an instrument, more than just a vocal performance.”
Poliça have proven themselves as inimitably listenable, a multi-layered experiment that knows and understands what it means to be making pop music.
The record is predominantly driven by heady rhythms, which contributes to much of the trip hop essence and the marvelous percussive trickery scattered throughout the record.