The long-awaited follow-up to their 2007 debut finds a much different Normal Love. The lineup has gone through several changes, members are now scattered between Philly and NYC, and the sound has evolved from a chamber-prog-metal onslaught into an uncanny no wave-industrial-new music cyborg. Still recognizable on Survival Tricks is the combination of complexity and chaos, brutality and wicked humor, reconstructed into a post-human sonic organism. —Shaun Brady / Philadelphia Citypaper

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