19 Songs, 1 Hour, 15 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

The sibling duo of David and Robert Perlick-Molinari adore the brittle yet lush sounds of ‘80s-era techno-pop and express their reverence by updating the genre with real wit and zest. The Infinite Music of the French Horn Rebellion is a twinkling mosaic of gurgling beats and rippling pulsations, invoking by turns Depeche Mode, Lipps Inc. and the Berlin phase of David Bowie. For those seeking a sweet trip to electro-heaven, “Up All Night,” “This Moment” and “What I Want” provide sustained bursts of giddy party fun. FHR shows ambitions beyond the boundaries of clubland, however — “Mawson’s Peak” gets playful with its pitch-bending oscillations and “Antarctica/The Decision” veers into cacophonous avant-garde realms. The duo delivers a (relatively) straightforward ballad with “Last Summer” and dip into some lounge jazz for “The Cantor Meets the Alien.” Evident throughout is FHB’s sly intelligence as well as their unmistakable command of visceral grooves. Infinite Music is the smartest dance disc of the season — and a true labor of love.

EDITORS’ NOTES

The sibling duo of David and Robert Perlick-Molinari adore the brittle yet lush sounds of ‘80s-era techno-pop and express their reverence by updating the genre with real wit and zest. The Infinite Music of the French Horn Rebellion is a twinkling mosaic of gurgling beats and rippling pulsations, invoking by turns Depeche Mode, Lipps Inc. and the Berlin phase of David Bowie. For those seeking a sweet trip to electro-heaven, “Up All Night,” “This Moment” and “What I Want” provide sustained bursts of giddy party fun. FHR shows ambitions beyond the boundaries of clubland, however — “Mawson’s Peak” gets playful with its pitch-bending oscillations and “Antarctica/The Decision” veers into cacophonous avant-garde realms. The duo delivers a (relatively) straightforward ballad with “Last Summer” and dip into some lounge jazz for “The Cantor Meets the Alien.” Evident throughout is FHB’s sly intelligence as well as their unmistakable command of visceral grooves. Infinite Music is the smartest dance disc of the season — and a true labor of love.

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About French Horn Rebellion

Brooklyn-based electro-rock duo French Horn Rebellion feature the talents of brothers David and Robert Perlick-Molinari. With a name inspired by the combination of David's skills as a computer sound engineer and Robert having once been the first chair French horn player in the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, French Horn Rebellion make '80s-influenced electronic pop with an often wry, campy sense of humor. Born and raised in Milwaukee, David and Robert eventually relocated to Brooklyn where David produced and engineered music for the similarly inclined outfit MGMT. In 2007, French Horn Rebellion released a self-titled independent album. In 2011, the duo released The Infinite Music of French Horn Rebellion on Once Upon a Time/V2 Records. ~ Matt Collar

  • ORIGIN
    Milwaukee, WI

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