The Italian trio lead by Tommaso Mantelli (like the almost eponymous Capt. Thomas Mantell, the first pilot who died chasing an UFO) mixes a punk attitude with electronic machines, the result being some delicious pop. The latest Captain Mantell album ‘Rest In Space’ is ready and has received a great response from the underground critics, who described them as a cross between electro and new-rave, past and future, comparing them to DEVO, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, New Order, Zoot Woman, Orgy. The official release on Hypotron / IRMA records is set for early 2010, but you can enjoy the preview EP ‘Into The Cockpit’ before the official album release. The space crew has been touring since 2007 to promote the first full length. The space crew has been touring since 2007, sharing the stage with big artists as Chemical Brothers, Klaxons, Mouse On Mars, White Rose Movement, Icarus, Tito&Tarantula, Louie Austen, Freakatronic and appearing at the main music festivals in Italy (Heineken Jamming Festival, Sonisphere) and club nights. The press says they are between electro and new-rave,between past and future, (DEVO, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, New Order, Zoot Woman, NIN, Orgy).
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