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Pumping on Your Stereo

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Pumping on Your Stereo

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In Season

We gave it an A

Classic Brit pop suggests a sound and a body type: namely, the stork-legged, giraffe-necked lank of a lad who defined ’60s and ’70s English rock. Example: Jeff Beck. In Supergrass’s cheeky new clip ”Pumping on Your Stereo”, this neo-Brit-pop band uses animation to exaggerate their narrow figures into a witty fetish. Directing team Hammer & Tongs plop Supergrass’ heads onto torsos and limbs of incredibly spindly width and billowing length. In an age of chunky stars like Fred Durst, or buff ones like DMX, how wonderful to re-create a time when skinny roosters ruled. A