Friday, July 25, 2008

The NY Times (and others) Praise Takka Takka!

huge thanks to Amanda Petrusich, Ben Sisario, and the entire NY Times staff!

TAKKA TAKKA (Tuesday) Takka Takka dresses up its guitar-based indie rock with gurgling synths and disembodied vocals, recalling both the Velvet Underground (the frontman, Gabe Levine, has mastered Lou Reed’s impeccable disaffection) and, occasionally, its Brooklyn peers the National...

* some other friends of our have been championing the Takkas as of late as well, see more below!

XLR8R * Chicagoist * CMJ * Metromix