There has been something of a demographic shift in Interpol’s audience since they last visited Sydney. Whereas 2005 saw the prevalence of post-Goth black lace and even blacker eyeliner, 2008 witnessed the long-awaited reappearance of -- dare I say it? -- grunge.
It has a sort of hit-and-run playability, and it paints an intriguing picture of the band's future, one free from comparisons. Of course, even if that never happens, fans of the band should be pleased. Antics is a winner.