Teengirl Fantasy

Is there something in the water in the dorm rooms of Oberlin College? The Ohio institution has educated a notable number of eclectic musicians, including Liz Phair, Karen O, Alex Scally of Beach House, and, most recently, the turntablists Nick Weiss and Logan Takashi of the synth-dream duo Teengirl Fantasy. The twosome makes music that incongruously combines sharp futuristic electronica with washes of retro soul and R&B samples. It’s odd and fluttery, but it’s also incredibly hypnotic and relaxing. Teengirl Fantasy’s debut full-length, the delicate 7am, contains a reimagining of Rose Royce’s 70s Motown classic “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore” (also covered by Madonna in 1984) that oozes with a cool slow-motion sensuality. With Pictureplane, USF. ERIN K. THOMPSON

Thu., Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., 2011

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