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The Capsules - Northern lights & southern skies | FESTIVALPHOTO

The Capsules - Northern lights & southern skies



Kansas band The Capsules have won plenty of fans with their live shows and records, including Steven Hillenburg, who got them to write a song for the TV show he created - Spongebob Squarepants. Their music has also appeared in video games including Borderlands 2

On this album, The Capsules have opted to tone down the guitar sounds and to use a lot more keyboards and electronics than they've used before. It's certainly a noticeable change, and I have to say I'm really enjoying the album.

The heavy use of keyboards and electronics has given the music a slightly strange eerie feel - it's not straight pop, there's far more to it than that. It's a really good sound, and Julie's vocals work well with the music.

Normally keyboard and electronic dominated Indie pop isnt something that appeals to me - but there's something about this album that makes it work and as a result I've really enjoyed listening to the album. It's definitely worth a listen.

'Northern lights & southern skies' will be released on 8th July 2013

Track listing:

1. Across the sky
2. From the start
3. Our apocalypse
4. With signs repeating
5. The heartbreaker
6. Time will only tell
7. Test drive the other side
8. Where it all begins
9. All at once
10. Magnetic fields

The Capsules are:

Julie Shields - vocals & Guitar
Jason Shields - Bass
Kevin Trevino - drums

Writer: Anthony May
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