album review: hercules and love affair
  • THURSDAY, JULY 03, 2008

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Like a time machine to the past, or a look into the future, New York DJ Andrew Butler has made one of 2008's most talked about records. Why the chatter? It's not the disco, although the album is quite a tribute to dance music of the decade of Tab and Saturday Night Fever. It's not Antony Hegarty, who is the voice of most of the 10 tracks on Hercules. No, it's something else, a combination of forward thinking and nostalgia that bustles along to pulsing octave jumping basslines. It's the genuine surprise as I lay a foot tap to glitzy vocals and horns. It's a sign that maybe the American dance record isn't dead...Keep Reading.. -joe puglisi

Hercules and Love Affair on Tour
7/23 Los Angeles, CA - Echo
7/25 San Diego, CA - Casbah
7/26 San Francisco, CA - Mezzanine
8/5 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club (With Gnarls Barkley)
8/8 New York, NY - The Fillmore at Irving Plaza


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MP3: Hercules and Love Affair: "Hercules' Theme" - Hercules and Love Affair
Hercules and Love Affair on Myspace
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