Metronomy’s much anticipated return continues to gain momentum. Their sublime single ‘Lately’ premiered on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 show, while the likes of Pitchfork, Dazed, Rolling Stone, NME and The FADER were amongst those that praised its release. The band’s renowned live energy is certainly back too, following a triumphant set at All Points East and the band prepare to play an intimate show at Hackney’s Studio 9294 this evening.
The follow-up to 2016’s ‘Summer 08’, ‘Metronomy Forever’ features 17 tracks. Its length is born from a desire for breathing room, from not wanting to stuff the hits together like a bouquet of petrol station roses – a modern way of listening to music. Metronomy’s innate skill for blending off-kilter funk, energising club vibes and esoteric pop is interspersed with some mood-setting, glistening and melodic electronic tracks.