Premiere: Curxes – Avant-Guarded

Pop hymn to alienation...

It's difficult when life leaves you standing on the outside.

Take Daft Punk's return. For some, 'Get Lucky' ruled the summer with an iron fist, providing a euphoric musical counterpoint to some blissful memories.

To others, it was simply cod disco. Curxes though, seem to know what it's like to be alienated. The much hyped group recently stepped in to remix CHVRCHES, while their own material displays an admirable blend of light/shade, sweet/sour.

New cut 'Avant-Guarded' is a case in point. More than just a neat pun, it fuses a sense of darkness to an inherent pop touch.

Watch the video first on Clash.

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