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1997’s The Dandy Warhols Come Down was a perfect, substance-free psychedelic trip. Monkey House suggests a pounding artistic hangover: mechanical and repetitive, all attitude and no genius, devoid of euphoric grandeur. Sure, Nick Rhodes co-produced, but nothing Duran Duran ever did was quite so bleached-out. —Michael Crowley