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HEALTH, GET COLOR

2009 | Label: Lovepump United / SC Distribution

Between its glitchy repetitions, frenzied synth rages and impassive vocals, HEALTH's latest has all the symptoms of a mental breakdown. But insanity works for these L.A. noise mongers, who made their name on the barely-tuned barrage of 2007's HEALTH and the assaultive, club-ready Crystal Castles mix that followed. These guys don't write songs so much as conduct sonic onslaughts — they surface at a distance, attack, and disappear into static.

But on Get Color, more so than on HEALTH, those slaughters actually feel like songs — songs with discernible melodies, verses… more »