Through a layering of heavy percussion, effected guitars and atmospheric synthesis, Brooklyn's Suckers have found a perfect balance between nearly inaccessible experimental music and outwardly charming pop. The trio roams soundscapes with simple, singable chants, sometimes in an epic, Arcade Fire-like ride channeled through vocal leader Quinn Walker. But Suckers are a full-circle, collaborative effort: All members' voices ebb and flow within each track as seamlessly as their instrumentation. Though the band's style leapt further into the realm of pop with 2012's Candy Salad, Suckers maintain a signature tribal-feeling underbelly, matched only by an ability to feel improvisational and structured at the same time.
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