Get SF Weekly Newsletters
Pin It

Simian Mobile Disco 

Wednesday, Nov 25 2009

Simian Mobile Disco's James Ford and James Shaw tweak their pulsing electronic assemblage into a mass of pastiche moments. The British duo's latest full-length, Temporary Pleasure, nods to acid's undulating squelches, freestyle's syncopation, machine soul's compressed bleep-beats, and bristling electrohouse. Insistent bass throbs underneath disembodied guest vocals and disco-tech embellishments.

About The Author

Tony Ware


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment


  • A Look Back at Summer 2014
    Labor Day is the unofficial end to summer -- back to school, the days grow shorter, and fall weather is just around the corner. So have a look back at San Francisco's 2014 summer.
  • Jack White at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
    Jack White and his band performed at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Friday and Saturday nights in front of sold out audiences. Jack entertained his fans with music that included songs from his days with The White Stripes, and The Raconteurs, as well as hits from his solo albums; Blunderbuss and Lazaretto. Photography by Sugarwolf.

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed