Freak Heat Waves

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Be­yond XXXL

The weirdos of Freak Heat Waves are get­ting stranger. Their pre­vi­ous al­bum, 2015’s Bon­nie’s State of Mind, played around with post-punk by in­vert­ing the genre’s core el­e­ments into freakier, jam­mier songs. Even when Steven Lind and Thomas DiNinno have used fa­mil­iar touch­stones, they’ve sought to re­an­i­mate them with an un­pre­dictable brio. But the now-Mon­treal-based duo aren’t look­ing to in­ter­pret any­thing fa­mil­iar on Be­yond XXXL, in­stead let­ting their strange­ness co­ag­u­late

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