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Cut Copy

Australian indie electronic group Cut Copy take many of their cues from contemporaries like Air, Daft Punk, and LCD Soundsystem, but with a distinctly pop sensibility that draws on classic AM radio pop singles from the 1970s and '80s, with elements of vintage disco and synth pop that appeal to song-based listeners as well as to club kidz. Cut Copy started in 2001 as a solo project by songwriter, producer, and DJ Dan Whitford, who released the single 1981 and the EP I Thought of Numbers before drafting in other members to fill out his synth- and sample-based sound. Bassist and guitarist Tim Hoey and drummer Mitchell Scott debuted on Cut Copy's first full-length album, Bright Like Neon Love, released in the summer of 2004. After several successful singles were spun off the album (including Saturdays, Future, and Going Nowhere), Universal's Island Records imprint picked up the trio's international distribution in 2006. Following an inventive Whitford live DJ mix that was released in 2006 as Fabriclive.29 (including such unexpected delights as Ciccone Youth's noisy deconstruction "Into the Groove[y]" and Roxy Music's suave "Angel Eyes" alongside the usual Goldfrapp and Soulwax), the band proper returned in early 2007 with a new single, Hearts on Fire. Cut Copy's second album, In Ghost Colours, debuted at the top of Australia's ARIA charts in 2008 and was placed on a number of publications' year-end lists. After adding a fourth member, bassist Ben Browning, the group released its third album, Zonoscope, in 2011 and following a tour, then a brief hiatus, the band hit the studio again to record its fourth album. Inspired heavily by late-'80s/early-'90s dance music (from acid house to Black Box), Free Your Mind was released in late 2013 by Modular and new American label Loma Vista. The record was innovatively promoted with pre-release listening sessions taking place at six specific worldwide locations for all those with a smartphone in range of the coordinates. The band next hit the road for a lengthy world tour, then spent the summer of 2014 playing a full slate of festivals. Around this time, Free Your Mind was reissued with five bonus tracks added. ~ Stewart Mason & Tim Sendra
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Albums by
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  1.   Song
  2.   Lights & Music
  3.   Far Away
  4.   Need You Now
  5.   Hearts on Fire
  6.   Where I'm Going
  7.   Take Me Over
  8.   Future
  9.   So Haunted
  10.   Strangers in the Wind
  11.   Blink and You'll Miss a Revolution
  12.   This Is All We've Got
  13.   We Are Explorers
  14.   Saturdays
  15.   Nobody Lost, Nobody Found
  16.   Unforgettable Season
  17.   Feel the Love
  18.   Eternity One Night Only
  19.   Out There on the Ice
  20.   Midnight Runner
  21.   Pharaohs & Pyramids
  22.   Voices in Quartz
  23.   We Fight for Diamonds
  24.   Visions
  25.   Silver Thoughts
  26.   Time Stands Still
  27.   Footsteps
  28.   Free Your Mind
  29.   That Was Just a Dream
  30.   Endlessly
  31.   Meet Me In a House of Love
  32.   Hearts On Fire [Calvin Harris Remix]
  33.   Going Nowhere
  34.   In These Arms of Love
  35.   I Wish the Sun Would Grow Today
  36.   Nine Summertime
  37.   Live
  38.   Mantra
  39.   In Memory Capsule
  40.   Sun God
  41.   Corner of the Sky
  42.   Alisa
  43.   A Dream
  44.   The Twilight
  45.   Zap Zap
  46.   Stars
  47.   Lights Shine On
  48.   Like Any Other Day
  49.   Rendezvous
  50.   Walking in the Sky
  51.   (Above the City)
  52.   (Into the Desert)
  53.   Let Me Show You Love
  54.   Fantastic Voyages
  55.   Hanging Onto Every Heartbeat
  56.   DD 5
  57.   Autobahn Music Box
  58.   Glittering Clouds
  59.   Bright Neon Payphone
  60.   Believers
  61.   Standing Up, Sitting Down
  62.   Drop the Bomb
  63.   [the waves]
  64.   Take Me Higher
  65.   Dark Corners & Mountain Tops
  66.   Sands Of Time
  67.   Kidz at the Disco
  68.   Strange Nostalgia for the Future
  69.   Intro
  70.   Future Unlimited
  71.   Hello Empty Room/Future Unlimited by WhoMadeWho
  72.   Slide In
  73.   Stop
  74.   Dream Sequence
  75.   Cold Youth
  76.   Artificial Interpreter
  77.   Oxygen by Michael Ozone
  78.   Statue Theme by Statue
  79.   Overboard