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Good things are coming from New Zealand this summer: TV drama Top of the Lake, Trent Boult’s swing bowling and now the second album from this Auckland quartet. Frayed and fuzzy guitar-noise with a slouchy pop focus, it’s melancholy and urgent in equal parts. References to Kiwi label Flying Nun will have indie trainspotters filling notebooks until the leaves fall.

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