Weekly Chart: Chromatics
Chromatics are the new face of swanky disco. Once a spastic-punk band fueled by jangling guitars and hollering vocal fury, Chromatics have evolved into a post-Italo-disco outfit that’s helped spearhead a new wave of analog luster (see Glass Candy, Farah, and Mirage). The duo’s unique passion for lo-fi, minimal drum programming, cosmic piano leads, and subtle female vocals makes for the sexiest dance this side of Cerrone. The band has already produced a remix for disco-staple Antena, and is currently prepping singles for Troubleman’s newest dance imprint, Italians Do It Better. What’s charging the leaders of the post-Italo revolution? We checked in and got the scoop on the duo’s latest vinyl passions.
Chromatics Top Ten
1. Ciara "Promise" Zomba
2. Glass Candy "Computer Love" Troubleman
3. Annette Peacock Skyskating ECM
4. Slim Thug Already Platinum: Chopped & Screwed By Swishahouse Geffen
5. Goblin Tenebrae Soundtrack DRG
6. Justice "D.A.N.C.E." Ed Banger
7. Dark Day Exterminating Angel Lust/Unlust Music
8. Various Relix Italo Disco: Compiled By Fred Ventura Relix
9. Stardust Music Sounds Better With You Virgin
10. John Carpenter Escape From New York Soundtrack Silva
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