tUnE-yArDs. Part Akira soundtrack, part Polyphonic Spree, part Vampire Weekend.

If this hasn’t yet been used in a car / phone advert, it will be soon (UPDATE: from Wikipedia ‘Garbus’ song “Fiya” is featured on a 2010 commercial for the Blackberry Torch.’). Mark my words. The first minute of the video with the kids is great, then it gets a bit rubbish and hipstery. And you realise this is another band made up of around members.

 

Anyway I just discovered them, Tune-Yards (or tUnE-yArDs if you must) through an advert on Spotify. Spotify ads are usually the kind of thing I swear at, but the Vampire Weekend meets Polyphonic Spree vibe interested me. The album WHOKILL is on Spotify.

I also liked the fact it reminded me of:

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