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2012-06-21
by Jesse Thomas

 

Charli XCX – “Nuclear Seasons”

What do you get when you mix one part My Little Pony, two parts synth, four parts color and eight parts snarling British wit? Her name is Charli XCX, and she’s taking a Santigold-esque sound into a genre she calls, “Disney Grunge.”

Her electrifying show and sound snagged attention from outlets like Rolling Stone and Pitchfork this year, even earning her an opening spot for part of Coldplay’s Mylo Xyloto tour. Here is her deliciously low-fi video for “Nuclear Seasons.”

I love this video. Charli XCX is like a white hot version of Santigold!

Her latest, “Heartbreaks and Earthquakes,” is available for a free download at charlixcxmusic.com. She takes-on Drake, Blood Diamond, and Blood Orange…



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