When you hear thirty seconds of chopped-up, pitched-up, slow attack “yeahs” in 2011, you can usually predict the next two minutes: chopped-up, pitched-up, slow-attack “yeahs.” When Megan James comes out singing though, it’s something so different. Last night we accidentally ordered a pizza with no cheese. It was screwing up the game a bit, we made a lil face at it, and then we smashed it. Picked up crumbs with our thumbs after, no dots left behind. The moral being: surprise! No cheese pizza is actually great. Purity Ring pulled a fast one here, stuffing a bubbly pop song into the electrostep-whatever framework. Maybe not what you expected, maybe the best choice after all.
Download: Purity Ring, “Ungirthed”