Discovery: LP

The debut album of band Discovery, ironically titled LP, is a driving cascade of synth and drum pads. A joint venture between Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij and Ra Ra Riot’s Wes Miles, LP is the sonic equivalent of a firework show. Innovative and customary in equal measure, Discovery’s first album excels at blending electronic effects-work with pop showmanship. Borrowing heavily from the last 30 years of the R&B trick bag, LP’s lovelorn lyrics and playful sentiments make it is as much of a throwback as it is a foray into the avante-garde. Ra Ra Riot and Vampire Weekend have made careers out of transcending genre, adeptly playing with the limits of listeners’ musical sensibilities. That style resonates throughout LP. Top tracks include: Osaka Loop Line, I Want You Back (Jackson 5 Cover), So Insane, and Swing Tree. Links below. Cheers.

Discovery – Osaka Loop Line

Discovery – I Want You Back

Discovery – So Insane

Discovery – Swing Tree


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One Response to Discovery: LP

  1. Timothy Oxley says:

    Dude, this was great! Where do you find all of this great music? I knew that once I read that Vampire Weekend was involved I was going to love this! Keep up the good work!

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