Although, on Oui, the Chicago quartet -- Prekop, part-time cartoonist Archer Prewitt, bassist Eric Claridge, and Chicago wunderkind John McEntire -- came perilously close to being this generation's Steely Dan, now, fortunately, they've picked up the pace. The musicians let in gentle feedback, fuzz, and more glitchy electronic goodness than ever before. The title track has a solid bossa nova base, and there's a positively disco vibe to this record that, coupled with Prekop's bedroom voice, handily wins back the band's Late Night Makeout Soundtrack Kings title.
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