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Not many can bastardise pop as well as Soulwax and this 2 CD opus is no exception – take Sugababes’ ‘Round Round’ for example. Eschewing the standard protocol of modifying rock songs into pop-dance, here they’ve turned that bright idea on its head and made Sugababes an all-girls indie band. Other highlights include the gritty reworking of Kylie’s ‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head’ and glitchy rendering of Muse’s ‘Muscle Museum’. The second disc see them donning their 2 Many DJ’s personae and delivering one hell of a mix CD.
This article was first published in the January 2008 issue of JUICE