Tomorrow SyndicatePolytechnic Youth
Released: 26th July 2019
Barring a couple of smaller pressing 45s, “Citizen Input” represents the bands’ follow up proper and more than lives up to the incredibly high standards “Future Tense” showcased- and in turn builds interest keenly for the second full length in 2020. “Citizen Input” finds the Glasgow based ‘sci-fi music collective’ breaking free from the confines of their home recording set up. Now with a firmly established, expanded line up, the band set out to capture a more robust, energetic, fully realized live sound with local Italian producer Luigi Pasquini.
The 10” is underpinned by a series of mesmeric Moog grooves and propulsive Dinger-esque motorik beats. Waves of synth-driven turbulence, sampled hypnotic spoken word passages and lucid, often bittersweet melodies aim to transfix and bewilder the listener. The band cite heavy rotation from the likes of Michael Rother, Beak, Pye Corner Audio, John Carpenter and perhaps surprisingly, The Teardrop Explodes as the EP was in creative stages…..