Album of the Day: Noonday Underground

    Noonday Underground – Self Assembly
    Coming as it did on the tail end of the electronic wave of the late-90s, Noonday Underground’s excellent debut never achieved the high profile it deserved. The duo’s singing half, Daisy Martey, has since hooked up with Morcheeba, and the last Morcheeba record was heavily influenced by the 60s psychedelia found here. But that’s not all you get with Noonday Underground, as Simon Dine’s sample-heavy lo-fi pop sounds are far from throwback, pulling the listener in every direction at once. For Stereolab and Broadcast listeners, the transition will be smooth indeed.
    [audio: London.mp3]