Museum Of Love - Down South
There's always room for new musical expressions from the intertwined relationships of DFA and its related artists, so this project, a collaboration between LCD Soundsystem's Pat Mahoney and Dennis "Jee Day" McNany, should be welcomed with open arms. "Down South" is a one-track digital release, and as such can only give so much away about what the pair's Museum Of Love album, due later in the year, will be like. If it features more of the same, however, a full-length treat is in the making. An instantly arresting bass synth riff ushers in McNany's vocal—a lingering, slo-mo, inescapably David Byrne-ish drawl. Regal percussion, housey synth flourishes and magisterial drones join later, as McNany dreamily explores themes of travel and long-distance love.