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klaxon

[′klak·sən]
(engineering acoustics)
A diaphragm horn sometimes operated by hand.
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Surfing The Void is still Klaxons, but it has a more concise, powerful sound.
But where the Klaxons succeeded brilliantly was not just in retaining the original excitement, but in recapturing what had been lost through months of being overplayed.
The Klaxons have also gained nominations in the the MTV Europe Music Awards as well as in the BT Digital Music Awards and the band recently played at the Glastonbury Festival.
The Klaxons, a three-piece who hail from south east London and have only been together for two years took the pounds 20,000 prize.
And although these surroundings were humbling to say the least, the glamour of Klaxons' early days still made an appearance in the form of Hollywood actress Keira Knightley.
After acting out a romantic scene with 33-year-old Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine in New York, 27-year-old Keira went for a second take with her real-life boyfriend James Righton of band the Klaxons.
James, keyboard player for indie rock band Klaxons, grew up in Stratford-upon-Avon and met fellow band member Simon Taylor-Davis while they were pupils at Stratford High School.
Actress Keira Knightley is engaged to The Klaxons member James Righton.
KLAXONS release their new single Echoes on Monday August 16, and follow it up a week later with their second album Surfing the Void.
At the World Cup in West Germany in 1974 everyone was deafened by the drone of klaxons.
The group's decision follows a similar one by The Klaxons and the Gorillaz Sound System on Friday.The Klaxons and the Gorillaz said they canceled their shows in Israel due to recent developments in the region.
With subtle beats and thronging bass underpinning some surprisingly poppy melodies, it is hard not to call New Order to mind, but this is not an entirely backward looking exercise and tracks like Doubt of This Momentary stand proudly alongside Bloc Party or the Klaxons' finest moments.