From the first moments of Death From Above 1979's debut album, You're a Woman, I'm a Machine, listeners may need to remind themselves that they're listening to just two musicians. Only using bass, drums, vocals and occasional synthesizer work, the Canadian-born DFA1979 created an in-your-face, metal-tinged dance punk album in 2004 that filled its sonic space with the force of a wrecking ball. Songs such as "Romantic Rights" and "Turn It Out" show off Jesse F. Keeler's fuzzy, distortion-heavy bass playing and drummer Sebastien Grainger's breakneck drumming. Though the duo formally disbanded in 2006, it reformed in 2011 to perform at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.
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