Throbbing, pitch black techno futurism draped over a hushed piece of bossa nova (his magnificent remix of "Camino del Sol")? Yes, please! It sometimes seems as though Bouaziz views originality as an end unto itself, and in that sense, Milky Ways is a spectacular success. Easily one of the most unique records of the year, it's so unusual that it makes its predecessor, Monsters & Silly Songs, seem downright monochromatic by comparison
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until "Ad Me" takes him back to the disco. The atonal off-beat of "Fly Like An Apple" seems willfully jarring, even as it resolves in the chorus, while "Glossy Papers" has the trappings of a slow, pop song. The rawness of the synths on "Medusa" strums at indie-cred, even as its acid lines goes buck-wild. But "Love & Romance & A Special Person" gets back.