Most of this Justice-style, indie-dance stuff pulls dance music away from the soulful abstraction of the best house and techno. Instead, the artists in this vein set their synths on an arena-rock lexicon of riffs, hooks and greatest-hits set lists. Except for Daft Punk pulling off a pyramidal live show, 2007 was mainly a year of spiky-haired kids with drum machines making music for skinny white guys who can't DJ to put onto their laptops so other skinny white guys could stare at them pointing and clicking. In short, these Daft Punk/Justice disciples make dance music damn... More >>>