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Birthed from the seminal 1980s post-punk band Maximum Joy, MXMJoY is the dramatic reimagining by founding members Janine Rainforth and Charlie Llewellin. A pivotal point in Bristol’s dub-informed lineage, Pitchfork compared Maximum Joys sound to "one of the Slits backed by the Gang of Four”, while PopMatters said, "Musically, the group’s use of complex percussion, horns, danceable bass lines, and overtly English female vocals built a bridge between the worlds of Afrobeat, reggae, avant-garde jazz, funk and pop". Returning with…
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