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Cabaret Voltaire: Come to Ze Cabaret!

Jon Young, Creem, February 1986

"WE'RE PROBABLY more accessible now than ever before," notes genial Richard Kirk of Cabaret Voltaire, but don't get the wrong idea. Although the Cabs have tempered their white-noise electronics just enough to make a mark on the dance-music charts, 'Sensoria' is hardly an invitation to boogie 'til dawn. Mad-scientist style, Kirk and partner Stephen Mallinder have created a ghastly concoction of jagged rhythms and macabre vocals that'll send a chill up the spine before it moves the feet.

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