Imagine Fugazi joined forces with Atom & His Package, stepped into a time machine, flew back to the early 80's when new wave reigned, and got a show as a Duran Duran cover band opening for New Order. The Faint is what I believe such a fictitious group would sound like. Filled with great digital and instrumental sounds, topped with brit-pop vocals that could even pass for Duran Duran, The Faint deliver nine tracks of pure dance energy. Blank-Wave Arcade culminates in the final track "The Passives" that truly got me moving. The Faint are a new wave force to be reckoned with.