As “Toothwheels” begins with a (relatively) hard dance beat and the video flickers with ghostly, strobing visuals, one instantly begins to think, “What the hell happened to the adorable múm that loved to frolick in nature and sing childish songs for adults?”

It seems that they have shed a bit of their sunshine since their 2009 days of Sing Along to Songs You Don’t Know, and their newest record, Smilewound, seems to be a darker and sparser record — though certainly not lacking in the band’s signature use of bizarre percussive sounds, bells, or string arrangements.