Klaxons divide opinion like few others. Emerging in 2006 to a crescendo of hype, they were held up as leaders of the nu-rave movement even before their debut album “Myths of the Near Future” was busy thrilling and irritating in equal measure.

It led to much debate. The two opposing camps argued whether Klaxons were the pivot for an exciting new world or the worst of a bad bunch annoyingly smattered in Day-Glo, and whether their references to the cosmic and poet J.D Bullard were genuine or the worst type of in-joke. Even their gigs where heralded alternatively as era-defining moments or derided as noisy confusion where each member seemed to be playing a different song at a different speed.

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