Wildcat! Wildcat!

No Moon at All

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Delivering on the promise of their early singles and self-titled EP, Wildcat! Wildcat! take their buoyant electro-indie to the next level with No Moon at All. The band enlisted Morgan Kibby -- best known for her work with M83 and as White Sea -- as the album's co-producer, and she helps them translate those acts' expansive, synth-driven euphoria to their winsome songs. These influences are particularly strong on "Marfa" and "Nothing Below," both of which find Wildcat! Wildcat! at their most ambitious. Elsewhere, the singles "Hero" and "Holloway (Hey Love)" boast massive choruses to match their widescreen production and romantic leanings, while "Circuit Breaker" and "Garden Grays" show off the band's slightly grittier, more intimate side. An engaging debut, No Moon at All's lighter-than-air songs offer lots of crowd-pleasing potential.

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