Motormark

Motormark - Chrome Tape - Digital Hardcore Recordings - Live Review

Motormark

Chrome Tape

(Digital Hardcore Recordings)

This broth of honesty, exuberance and diversity kicks off with 'We Are the Public'; a bolstering electro fuelled celebration of being a part of humanity, featuring a hint of endearing cockiness. Having left their mark on the public with last year's album 'Pop Up', scotch pair Jane Motoro and Marko Polo Roid combine irreverence and anarchy to fuel their flight of fancy. They pick the listener up and when they drop them back off they are left feeling more liberated than Sunita from Corrie, as she springs into the arms of Dev.

'Blame' is exhibit A in the case for the daring and refreshing vitality Jane and Mark offer. The Pet Shop Boys having a soiree with the

Motormark - Chrome Tape - Digital Hardcore Recordings - Live Review
Motormark - Chrome Tape - Digital Hardcore Recordings - Live Review

Chemical Brothers and System 7 being a possible way of describing Motormark's sound in this number. Jane's uplifting and forceful Alison Goldfrapp having a vocal race with Helena Marnie touch mixes provocatively with Marko's stern, almost robotic style to produce a forceful feel. Depth is demonstrated in 'Act Your Age' that has a thumping and rhythmic feel, cushioning the Brian Molko like vocals to give off a vibrant and infectious vibe. 'Chrome Tape' is an expos of twelve tracks that drill into the mind and reveal your more adventurous side. With boisterous beats and the authoritative touch of the two protagonists who have certainly left their Motormark on the music industry, it impossible not to welcome them into your world.

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