You'd be forgiven for thinking the key to blog attention is terrible sounding material. After all, it got Sleigh Bells a tour supporting MIA, and Wavves a lucrative Mountain Dew sponsorship. But with the latter ditching the lo-fi for a hook-heavy pop (in Wavves' case with the release of recent third effort King of the Beach), DIY's nostalgic return to cassette-quality could be over before it began.

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