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Norway’s electro pop quintet CASIOKIDS play Camden’s Barfly in February. Nestled comfortably on Moshi Moshi records (responsible for discovering Hot Chip, Thecocknbullkid, Friendly Fires, Late Of The Pier amongst many more) Casiokids’ music spans the widths and breadths of bass heavy pop, synthy dub and darker percussive club moments, all the time with a smattering of their distinctive harmonic vocals. Similar to Sigur Ros before them, the band don’t sing in English – something which, it transpires, has seemingly no effect on how many new fans they scoop up across the world – evidently the addictive melodies and danceable pop hooks talk to huge audiences regardless. Their bouncy percussive basement music, eerie melody and distorted bass are the product of inspiration from such diverse sources as Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’, Ivor Cutler, King Tubby, Bob Hund, Cornelius And Fela Kuti.