Montreal's Tiga is one of those wonderful producer-musicians who is not afraid to prominently feature each of his influences on his work. His latest album, Sexor, is a dirty mashup of Eighties pop-electro along the lines of Yaz and Gary Numan (the infectious "You Gonna Want Me") and modern-day dance-floor sensibilities such as Armand Van Helden (the tearing "Far From Home"). Canned, rubbery bass lines allow Tiga's deadpan voice to bounce along them with ease, while synthetic keys assure the listener that nothing on Sexor is real. And isn't that the greatest thing about it all?


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