Sometimes, names can be deceptive. Take Motorifik for example, surely an ensemble devoted to the past glories of all things krautrock if ever there were one? Of course that description couldn't be further from the truth if it tried, as this (mainly) duo actually represents the ambient pop side-project of Working For A Nuclear Free City keyboard player-cum-producer Phil Kay and Parisian singer/songwriter Idrisse Khelifi. What's more, despite the tenuous link as far as the moniker is concerned between Motorifik's expected output and WFANFC's experimental shoegaze musings, 'Secret Things' is quite possibly the most pristine pop record conceived on these shores in many moons.

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