• MONDAY, MAY 23, 2011

    • Posted by: Matt Howard

    Aldous Huxley's utopian conception of Island enthused psychedelic culture-heads with it's thematic grandeur, and most recently, it has sonically inspired the creation of Friendly Fires' dance-punk opus, Pala (which is the name of the fictional setting). The second LP, of the British synth-poppers, may lack the embedded themes of society, but it similarly administers a euphoric kick. "Moksha" meds aren't necessary to enjoy this decadent, audile trip, as Friendly Fires allure with inflicting synth beats and anthemic lyrics.

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