By Kyle Anderson
Updated June 15, 2011 at 04:00 AM EDT

When the Black Eyed Peas get too complicated and Ke$ha’s Proustian layers too overwhelming, there?s always LMFAO. The L.A. duo (whose ”Party Rock Anthem” is fast becoming an official summer jam) strip dance-pop to its most basic elements, slathering endorphin-stimulating synth riffs over extra-stoopid techno drums. It’s topped off by truly terrible rapping, which often turns otherwise groan-inspiring instrumentals into jumbled, maddening filler. C?