Posts Tagged ‘Ryan Merchant’

January 14, 2015
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Jumping on early today for a piece of exciting news I’ve been sitting on and fidgeting to share. Ryan Merchant, one part of a certain band many of you probably love named Capital Cities, has formed a new side project with Capital Cities’ epic trumpeter Spencer Ludwig. The songwriting collaboration, History, has revealed their very first song, a chic, swank tune, also named History. To add icing to the sweet lavish cake, RAC, or André Anjos, turns in some signature, sumptuous indie dance co-production. History is a slick and glossy synthpop tune. It’s laced with a flushed dose of snazzy funky freshness, the same kind the world has come to identify with Capital Cities. However, History also oozes over with extravagant seductive smoothness in addition to plenty of Spencer’s commanding, luxuriant horns. The debut song is a free download now, via SoundCloud. For those of you who are huge Capital Cities fans, like I am, don’t worry. Capital Cities will begin work on album number two soon, despite Sebu and Ryan/Spencer’s side releases.

OFFICIAL VID: Capital Cities – Kangaroo Court

September 6, 2013

Every time I think about Capital Cities, I’m still blown away by how huge they’ve become. They’ll always be that dear lil’ band I’ve seen so many times in intimate settings and jumped like crazy to each time Safe and Sound came on. Kangaroo Court was easily my second most favorite Capital Cities tune for a very long time, though many other tracks vie for that position now. It’s a wonderful choice to follow up the immensely popular Safe and Sound as their latest single off debut album In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery. Way to go, Capital Cities. You’ve done it! I wonder if I’ll be seeing you in a small venue ever again. Thanks for all the good times. Thanks for the brief friendly chats. Thanks for the music. 

OFFICIAL VID: Capital Cities – Kangaroo Court

September 6, 2013

Every time I think about Capital Cities, I’m still blown away by how huge they’ve become. They’ll always be that dear lil’ band I’ve seen so many times in intimate settings and jumped like crazy to each time Safe and Sound came on. Kangaroo Court was easily my second most favorite Capital Cities tune for a very long time, though many other tracks vie for that position now. It’s a wonderful choice to follow up the immensely popular Safe and Sound as their latest single off debut album In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery. Way to go, Capital Cities. You’ve done it! I wonder if I’ll be seeing you in a small venue ever again. Thanks for all the good times. Thanks for the brief friendly chats. Thanks for the music.