Those who don't move their asses to the Matt & Kim song "Yea Yeah" off the duo's self-titled album are missing their ears or their soul—or both. Sure, it's cute and bubblegum sweet. But the naked, three-chord synth-pop the Brooklyn pair plays is, at its core, a firmly punk denial of pretense. It's a celebration of raw joy that could only come from a young couple in love. Fresh off a European tour on which they played more than one festival show with the unlikely partner of Nine Inch Nails, Matt Johnson took time out of his recovery period to speak with us from his parents' cabin in Vermont about sharing the stage with Trent Reznor, touring with Against Me! and why Matt and Kim's music is... More >>>
So cute you could eat them. Photo courtesy of Matt & Kim.