London Transit's latest effort is called Fake Figures, and it's available on January 1. (Here's my review of the band's 2009 album, Digital Kid.) I've just copped a sneak peek of Fake Figures. It's still shiny, sleek electro-pop -- which is fading out of style, fast -- but it's more symphonic and euphoric than the sparse, stark bleeps and bloops of Digital Kid. Two years is a long time to refine a sound that's been fermenting since The Postal Service's debut album in 2003; but shades of Passion Pit, Hot Chip and Cut Copy flash-forward the local pop band's electronic compositions into the present. Fans of cotton candy-colored synths and brain-worming melodies will dig London Transit's latest efforts.
Check out a preview of the band's EP after the jump.