You can officially add Chromatics to our 2007 “Please Play SXSW” wishlist. We keep hearing good things about their upcoming Shining Violence LP, and this song backs it all up. “In the City” is dark and extremely sexy, and not unlike the Knife‘s “Heartbeats,” definitely has an early ’80s vibe working in its favor.

Chromatics In The City mp3

Download another nice Chromatics song over at 20 Jazz Funk Greats, and check the video for “In The City,” and notice the intentional vinyl crackle/hiss, which only reinforces the ’80s feel:

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