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I am liking the new album from Fantastic Plastic Machine, which is calling: Luxury. If you have liking the bossa nova loungecore grooving which take place on FPM's self-titled US debut, then you are going to liking this new compact disc featuring many new music. You are enjoyed the hipe-hopping exotica sound of "Honolulu, Calcutta" with vocal from very smooth pop group the Gentle People. You are trying to name familiar sample from stylish "He Became A Beatnik!", and you are go crazy with the listening to "You Must Learn All Night Long," which makes frenetic overload mixture of samples and beat to get you on your dancing shoes. Yes! "Lotto" is also friendly song for dance in French disco with Supermodel, and of course you enjoy cover song version of Eurythmics' "There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)", reborn as ultra-smooth jetset-style elegance for listening at swimming pool or cabana bar. This song is nine minute long, almost ten, and get old except for big orchestral clubstyle finish. Tomoyuki Tanaka, the man behind FPM, has mad DJ skills, which is maybe why Luxury gives big heavy beats but some sample collage sound trebly and anemic, as if Tanaka get so much going on that he cannot decide which bit got to be main bit. All songs should be good at very loud, with much enjoying for you and friends of both sex.

Fantastic Plastic Machine
Luxury
Emperor Norton
CD

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