Today the new Ratatat CD named “LP3” came out. After playing the hell out of their “Classics” CD I was really excited to hear what ear candy they had in store this time. If you don’t know, Ratatat is a two man instrumental band that blends guitar melody with alien keyboards. The music makes you want to day dream and create your own stories to the soundtrack. So I took a ride to the store to pick it up.

While I was at the store I noticed another CD I heard about, Wolf Parade’s “At Mount Zoomer”. After picking it up to better inspect the artwork, I saw it was only $7.99. For that price I figured it was worth the risk and took it up to the register with Ratatat.

After listening to both these CDs I am really impressed with Ratatat again. I never got the chance to listen to their first album (many people say it’s their best) but the 2nd and 3rd sound good to me. Wolf Parade was a pleasant surprise. Out of the two this one will be the one I’ll listen to the most. It’s slow, but hidden away are some real pop hooks and energy. I can’t put my finger in it but there is something special about this CD.

Ratatat “LP3” – Mirando

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Wolf Parade “At Mount Zoomer” – Language City

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Above are a few MP3 samples for you to check out. If you enjoy them, be sure to support the band and buy their Album.

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3 Responses to Wolf Parade and Ratatat

  1. Ratatat Fan says:

    Hey dude, I’ve listened to both albums and I’m gonna go with Ratatat by far. I’m not an electro junkie either, but Wolf Parade is just kind boring imo.

  2. Mosley says:

    See I feel the same way about the new Ratatat CD.

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