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Robyn: Academy, Manchester

Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 20 October 2010

ROBYN CARLSSON is one of a rare breed who bridge the divide between pop fluff and cool electro. Her throbbing electronic music nods to mainstream pop and experimental synthesiser bands. At her best, she finds the missing link between Abba and Orbital, and references everyone from Biggie Smalls to S'Express, Cabaret Voltaire to the Cure.

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