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Le Firm
Flugsport EP
(self-released)
www.lefirm.com


Le Firm's self-released debut Flugsport EP announces the arrival of this Brooklyn band. With great guitars, vocals, and synth sounds backed up with a fine recording, Le Firm create new, classic power-pop, a la Big Star and Matthew Sweet.

The buzzing, reverb-driven guitars and quick, tight rhythms of 'Your Unknown' and the anthem 'Bastille Day' draw comparisons to Interpol and The Stills. 'Catching Up With Something Gone' has a Barenaked Ladies feel to the vocal melody. This is coupled with some more cool, analog sounding synths to give Le Firm their own sweet sound. David Pohl's voice brings memories of Tim Scanlin of Actionslacks in the post-punk ballad 'Prove Your Big Heart'.

David Pohl and Muzy Huq have quite complimentary sounding voices, similar to John Auer and Ken Stringfellow of The Posies. This is most noticeable as Le Firm's Flugsport EP closes with its best Frosting On The Beater impression with a killer, driving rock song, called 'Technology.' Fans of good power-pop will certainly enjoy this EP, as I did, and take an interest in what Le Firm's future entails. "Oh, I've seen something coming," sing Pohl and Huq on 'Bastille Day'. I've seen it too, the coming of a great rock n' roll band called Le Firm.

-Leeny

Track Listing:
1. Your Unknown
2. Prove Your Big Heart
3. Bastille Day
4. Catching Up With Something Gone
5. Technology


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