Even for the most prolific bands, it's a feat to cut seven full-length records in just under six years. Philadelphia's The Twin Atlas take that diligence one step further and remain (literally) in control of every detail from start to finish. From recording and mixing, to releasing their records on homespun Tappersize Records, to promoting it themselves and still making time to hit the road and a make few home-recorded videos along the way — The Twin Atlas duo of Sean Byrne and Lucas Zaleski are well on their way to earning indie's "Employee of the Month" award.
Noted for their warm, melodic and introspective vocal harmonics, their latest LP Sun Township invites us into a world of eternal sunshine and 80 degree weather. Like watching homemade movie reels from the 60's through warm-filter lenses, Sun Township creates a feeling of nostalgia, of vinyl record collections, of summer breaks.
While Sun Township would compliment nicely your collection of vintage Simon & Garfunkel, Nick Drake, and The Byrds records, you may also find yourself daydreaming about contemporary acts such as Mojave 3, Kings of Convenience, Yo La Tengo, or any assortment of "pastoral pop" artists. And while this record can admittedly be somewhat safe and "wallpaper-ish" at times, a damn fine wallpaper it makes!