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Trans Am
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FILTER Grade: 78%

By Scott Thill on May 19, 2010

 

Trans Am

Pulsating with synths and guitars and buttressed by determined stomp, Trans Am’s latest robotic brain-fry is a study in sudden sound. Power-trio freakouts of “Heaven’s Gate” and “The Silent Star” explode into noise. The machine funk of “Naked Singularity” and “Black Matter” arrives and departs without incident. “Apparent Drift” and “Arcadia” are humming interstellar jaunts, while “Space Dock” is atmospheric in hypoxia. Welcome to the machine. SCOTT THILL

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