CMU Approved

Approved: Liima

By | Published on Tuesday 19 September 2017

Liima

Formed by members of Efterklang with Finnish percussionist Tatu Rönnkö, Liima released their debut album, ‘ii’, last year. Making a fairly prompt return for something you may have marked as a side-project, they will release the follow-up, ‘1982’, on 3 Nov.

Co-produced by Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor, the album sees the band exploring themes that shaped their collective youth, while comparing that with the future they now face.

As such, the album’s title track and first single comes on like something from an 80s sci-fi soundtrack. Looking backwards and forwards concurrently, it sits in the present as an immediately attention-grabbing piece of electronic music.

Watch the video for ‘1982’ here:

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