“The full-length debut album from Los Angeles’ Capital Cities, 2013′s In a Tidal Wave of Mystery is an infectious mix of synth-heavy dance pop….[T]he album brings to mind the early, innovative electronic music of artists who were earnestly taken with the explicitly computer-generated sounds of the modern wonder that was the synthesizer, like Level 42 [...]
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“[Prince Rama]claim to cover the ‘pop hits’ of ten imaginary bands that all died during the apocalypse by ‘channeling’ them… The ‘songs’ on Top 10 Hits of the End of the World seem to aspire to a peyote-induced vision that melds Bananarama, latter-day Siouxsie & the Banshees, and Hayzie Fantayzee with a little Kajagoogoo and [...]
“On Bloom, Beach House just go about their mind-blowing business…. Bloom is a sonic boomerang: resist if you must, but you’ll inevitably end up right back where you started — sucked into their heavenly sonic utopia.” –Boston Phoenix Check Our Catalog
“If their debut was any indication, Tame Impala’s second full-length, Lonerism, will once again be compared to albums from the late 1960s and early 70s. But if their intent was to make a record that sounds like it came from that era, they’ve failed and ended up with something more fascinating.” –Pitchfork Check Our Catalog
“This music needs to be listened to as an album, in one sitting, so you can appreciate the way the musical and lyrical ideas flow together and play off of each other. That said, there are moments of genius that grab you even on your first casual listen. [Ruess'] lyrics have a way of investigating [...]