By Ira Robbins
Updated January 22, 1993 at 05:00 AM EST

The captivating Dutch quartet of Bettie Serveert pulls you in with its gentle indie-pop demeanor and Carol van Dijk’s cool, conversational vocals — then unleashes a storm of jagged guitar noise. Palomine‘s remarkable feat is that its quiet arrangements never undersell the offbeat songs — and turmoil can’t shake the music’s sturdy foundations. A-