"Our initial goal was to upstage Queen by 2007," says Doddi, drummer and visionary beard of Icelandic sensations Trabant, who release their new album "Emotional" on 18th June (via Southern Fried Records). Big words, but judging from their current stage show, Trabant walk it like they talk it. The five-piece don't so much perform as conjure up any theatrical mayhem they can think of. Trabant's five members come from very different backgrounds in the Reykjavik music scene: One rap produer with the sailor's blood pumping a death metal guru, a crazy in the head champion DJ a preacher's son and a former boyband star – together all these influences explode in the mighty Trabant. Trabant have come a long way from their late-'90s origins as a computer-based duo consisting of Doddi and Viddi (Vidar H Gíslason). The pair cranked out a lively album of crunchy Chemical Brothers-meets-Boards of Canada beatronica in 2001 (called "Moment of Truth"), but it was only with the arrival of the