June 29, 2011
The music is a unique blend of indie-pop synth, sensible rock, and clever, insightful witticisms. "'Twenty ways to make him sigh?' Girl, I don't want to lie," says the chorus of An Ugly Person on a Movie Screen, which later goes on to note, "You don't know why your caged bird sings. I guess you're more concerned with the immediate things - looking good in your jeans." Simple concept and beautiful delivery. Their recent and first full-length release is chock-full of similar social observations. Check out the mini-sampler posted below, and if you like, continue your exploratory journey over to KCRW's in-studio performace and intervew to see just how good these guys translate their sound to the stage.