Tag Archives: Capitol

Cold War Kids – LA Divine

Cold War Kids return with their first album since 2014’s Hold My Home, which contained their biggest hit to date “First”. That song spent a whopping 64 weeks on the Billboard Alternative charts. On LA Divine, which is inspired by their hometown of Los Angeles, they bring more of their piano-driven, bluesy pop-rock led by […]

Little May – For the Company

Little May are an all-female trio from Australia who play a style of dreamy folk pop. For the Company is their debut album after getting a taste last year with an EP featuring their singles “Dust” and “Hide”. For the Company’s opening track “Cicadas” is a good taste of what you can expect from this […]

The Decemberists – What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

The Decemberists return with their first new album in 4 years. What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World is more a collection of songs rather than being a concept album like some of their previous albums. There’s less of a folky sound than their last album The King Is Dead, aside from a few […]

Troye Sivan-Tryxe

Trxye is the third EP from South African-Australian singer Troye Sivan. The music is Electro R&B Pop with a Bass Music undercurrent similar to Jamie Woon. His vocals are very passionate and the music is very mainstream friendly. RIYD: Jamie Woon Tracks: 2,4 Track 1-Billboard Hot 100

ANTH: Warby Parker Presents Beck Song Reader

In 2012 Beck released Song Reader, a book of sheet music with 20 brand new Beck songs, but the catch was people would have to learn to play them in order to hear them. Now, twenty artists (including Beck himself) contribute their takes on the songs. There’s a very diverse mix of artists on here, […]

morning phase

Beck is finally back with his new record, “MORNING PHASE” (it has been 5 years since his last full album). This is a breezy album that has soft harmonies, acoustic instruments, and some solid songwriting. PLAY: 5, 7, 13 FCC: Clean RIYL: Beck (come on people) LABEL: Capitol ###  

Capital Cities – “In A Tidal Wave of Mystery”

Electropop built almost entirely on synths and 808s. Repetitive and bubbly, with blatant catchiness that wears on the listener after a long listen. The tracks all contain grooving rhythms whos attractiveness battle with the hollow repeating vocals. RIYL: Strange Talk, Fitz and the Tantrums Play: 6 FCC: Clean