Oregon's Starfucker is electropop without shame or second guesses, and that's the way it should be. Because when you're sporting track titles like "Biggie Smalls" and "Dance Face 2000," there's no room for caring what people think--just room on the dance floor.
Jupiter is the band's sophomore album, and it's a sign of growth, for sure. With thick synths and some strong sentiments for mid-tempo drum beats, Starfucker's fanaticism for 80s new wave is clear as day. Let's also mention the cover of "Girls Just Want To Have Fun"; a version that really brings out the parent/daughter struggle hidden in the song's verses.
Songs like Jupiter's title track will bring about fantasies of being able to breakdance, while "Boy Toy" begs the question of how much Dan Deacon the band has listened to. …