Metronomy - Pip Paine (Pay The £5000 You Owe) (3 stars)

This article is from 2009

Metronomy - Pip Paine (Pay The £5000 You Owe)

Because Music

Re-releases are a little pointless, aren’t they? If we didn’t give a monkeys about your album the first time around, why should we now? Well, quite frankly when it comes to Joseph Mount aka Metronomy, you should always give a monkeys. And if you missed out on this debut back in 2006 then SHAME ON YOU. You see, the bizarrely titled Pip Paine (Pay The £5000 You Owe) is a corker of a record, combining gloriously lo-fi electronic musings tinged with scratchy riffs, keyboard tinkles, percussive breaks, clicks, tock-ticks, squelches, saxophones and even the occasional melodica. A subtle and beautifully strange listen that is well worth exploring.

Metronomy

Aka Brighton electronica artist and remixer Joseph Mount and his band who play breezy intelligent indie pop.

O2 Academy Bristol

Thu 14 Nov

£27.07 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Institute, Birmingham

Sat 16 Nov

£26.60–£27.60 / 0844 844 0444

Rock City, Nottingham

Fri 15 Nov

£26.32 / 0845 413 4444

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