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Psapp is an English experimental electronic duo, consisting of Galia Durant and Carim Clasmann. They are mostly credited to have invented a musical genre called toytronica, which is electronic music made with toys and/or toy instrumments. Though they are not really known, Psapp is responsible for creating the music theme for the medical drama series Grey's Anatomy, Cosy in the Rocket. They're also know for their sense of humor on stage, usually throwing hand-made cats on the audience.
It's hard to define Psapp's musicality. Some songs look like some kind of bossa nova, others sound really experimental, and others are more close to electronica. But it can be agreed that their tunes sound dreamy and child-like, together with Galia's smooth voice.
The duo don't present so much activity these days. In 2009, they released the EP Early Cats and Tracks- Vol. II, with old songs which are not present in the album. Apparently, Galia is dedicating herself to an illustrator career, with a brand new website.
- Extended Plays:
- Do Something Wrong (2003)
- Rear Moth (2004)
- Buttons and War (2004)
- Early Cats and Tracks- Vol. 1 (2006)
- Hi (2006)
- Early Cats and Tracks- Vol. 2 (2009)
- Studio Albums:
- Northdown (2004- released exclusively in Japan)
- Tiger, My Friend (2004)
- The Only Thing I've Ever Wanted (2006)
- The Camel's Back (2008)
Their music include examples of:
- Animated Music Video: About Fun, The Monster Song.
- Author Appeal: Cats. Just look at the album covers.
- Everything Is an Instrument: Their musical instruments are toys.
- Instrumentals: A few. Marshrat, Whores, Biskitt, Homicide.
- Lyrical Dissonance: The Monster Song. A really cheerful song about someone who thinks that there's a monster out there wanting to eat him.
- Obsession Song: Parker can be interpreted as one.
- Singing Simlish: Northdown C.
- The Something Song: The Monster Song.
- Spoken Word in Music: Dad's Breakdown, How Things Turn Up.
- Subverted Kids Show: The Monster Song, sort of. Though it's not exactly a kids show, the video presents animated funny animals... and lots of blood.