Is it 1979 again? That's what the Gary Numan-esque style of Joel Ford and Daniel Lopatin immediately sounds like on Channel Pressure. Formerly Games, until legal disputes with the West-Coast rapper forced them into just using their surnames, the American duo have continued the work from last years That We Can Play to provide more heavily-80's induced pop. With the severe use of digital and analog synthesizers, drum machines and MIDI sequences the influences are very clear and definitely takes the listener back to a bygone era and a sound which most of us thought was left in the past.
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