It took me a while to no­tice but the newest LP by Mar­seille group Cat­a­logue turns out to be their strongest ef­fort to date. Where their sound could still be a lit­tle tir­ing on their pre­vi­ous LP, they show a lot more va­ri­ety on their newest one keep­ing things in­ter­est­ing through­out. Their noisy post punk, as usu­al be­ing dri­ven for­ward by eight­ies-style drum ma­chine beats, may owe a lit­tle to Big Black in some parts, Live Skull in oth­ers or some no-wave dis­so­nance gets loaded up with catchy hooks. In House­plants we even get to hear some al­most synth-/new wave stylings.