Portugal. The Man’s new album finds them streamlining their sound thanks to renowned producer Danger Mouse, resulting in the kind of non-threatening faux lo-fi (faux-fi?) indie-pop that made Foster the People and Two Door Cinema Club famous. Not groundbreaking, but their most pop-oriented release, while not entirely free of their prog-rock roots, is sure to fill many an Abercrombie store playlist this summer.
Recommended if you like: Foster The People, Two Door Cinema Club, Passion Pit, MGMT
Recommended tracks: Plastic Soldiers, Creep In A T-shirt, Evil Friends, Purple Yellow Red and Blue