San Fransisco’s Phantom Kicks create minimalist electro-pop, with shades of post-rock thrown in to even things out. Minimalist and post-rock in the same sound? I thought it was impossible once, too. But after listening to more and more “genrefied” music, the lines have been blended and barriers taken down.
A picturesque sound is apparently what Phantom Kicks is going for – I wouldn’t be surprised if they scored a film sometime soon. They’ve also toured with KR buddies Letting Up Despite Great Faults, so they’re already a step ahead ’round these parts. The five-song Tectonics EP marks the group’s debut. Check out two of my favorite tracks below and download the rest for free on Bandcamp.