The Original Dodger (no, not Trump avoiding Vietnam) in this week’s recommended mix

Originally, this strain—R&B-based, heavy on glossy electric pianos, stuttering vocal cut-ups, and a bubbly, nouveau riche feel—was termed “2-step garage.” Back when the style first frothed forth from London clubs and pirate radio in the late 90s, the term “garage” confused enough rock-deafened Americans to warrant a modifier—wouldn’t want anyone confusing the skipping syncopations of British producers with guitar-bass-drums-bashing Yanks, after all. (And it wasn’t just Americans—remember, the Strokes and the White Stripes broke in London well before their native land caught on.)

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