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The Quietus , May 12th, 2008 12:13

Cut Copy

About this time last year, Britain enjoyed a few days of glorious sunshine before the Atlantic spent the summer firing endless storms at Gloucestershire. With this in mind, the past weekend of sun and warmth saw hostelries empty as the people of the nation turned their skin to pork crackling with a zeal that suggests they thought it might be their last chance of a roasting in 2008

But with the resolutely upbeat Antipodeans Cut Copy providing an appropriately sun-dappled soundtrack to summer with second album In Ghost Colours, it'd be impertinent of the clouds to make an appearance over the coming months. A superb step forward from their debut Bright Like Neon Love, the sophomore effort takes a bewildering range of sounds (post Daft Punk belters, hints of MBV exuberant noise, er, Suede's 'She's In Fashion') and melds them into something entirely beguiling, and utterly their own.

In our exlusive podcast, Cut Copy talk to John Doran about their isolation from the rest of the world, why they're the Minor Threat of dance music, working with Tim Goldsworthy of DFA, and why it's time for an ELO revival.

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