True to guitarist Evan Mast's side career as a graphic designer, Ratatat's instrumental pop owes as much to the Photoshop ethic as it does to Pro Tools. At times, this Brooklyn duo shoots its wad in the songs' layouts, as if simply choosing which genres to mix and match is a musical fait accompli. But when Ratatat twists its ideas a little further, the group delivers astute packages of cut 'n' pasted metal guitar heroics and electro beats, combining two of the Eighties' most... More >>>