Sweden's the Knife are like the audio X-men, all freaky and mutated but wicked-powerful...
As anyone who knows me can attest, I'm a bit of an X-fan. So, that review guaranteed at least one play from me. Regardless of whether or not its just entertaining hyperbole.
Turns out that, why I'd argue the X-menesque quality of the music (I'm a comic fan, I have to argue everything), they aren't bad. Stark, almost minimal techno, with a female singer who's voice drifts around somewhere between Bjork and Cindy Lauper. Several years ago, I was into going out dancing and listened to quite a bit or house or techno or breakbeat or whatever you want to call it. But, these day, I've lost most of my interest in it. That said, you could do a lot worse than this disc. Solid.
The Knife's "Silent Shout"