Artist: Foals Track: "Electric Boom" Album: Antidotes Listen
An unwavering, high-tension-wire electricity runs through this song -- taut, tight and sustained. Like Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, this band's primary strength is an ability to fuse rock and electronica into a tinder ready to explode at any second. They're better when they make you wait on edge than when they're pushing the scattered, schizo sound of Hot Hot Heat. Much of their full-length debut is finely polished and completely engaging. Be sure to check out "The French Open" as well.