ACL Endorses | Discovery

LP by Discovery (the side project of Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij and Wes Miles of Ra Ra Riot) is to summer what Bon Iver’s Blood Bank was to winter, on repeat. I thought for sure Passion Pit’s Manners was going to make it all the way through the sunny months, but here we are barely past July 4th and I might have over done it. Discovery is a nice mix of electronic and pop that strikes me enjoyably, especially if I am on a beach or en-route to a beach. In addition to lots of great vocals from Wes, the album features collaborations with Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig and The Dirty Projectors singer Angel Deradoorian. LP by Discovery officially drops tomorrow (July 7th), but is available now at Amie Street (see link and preview tracks below).


It’s Not My Fault (It’s My Fault)

So Insane

Discovery //on MySpace // Buy the music here

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Comments on “ACL Endorses | Discovery

    brandon sargent on July 6, 2009 10:56 AM:

    also available on iTunes…with a bonus remix track.

    t.scoop on July 6, 2009 11:39 AM:

    yowza! stellar find! ditto on the passion pit. i’ve been overseas for a month and change with only about 7 albums on my macbook, so manners was in heavy roto–maybe too heavy. summer back in bk is looking brighter already.

    Rich on July 6, 2009 12:17 PM:

    Insanely great album from start to finish. Playing it for people and seeing them get confused at the start of “I wanna be your boyfriend” is fun too.

    Sean O' on July 6, 2009 1:32 PM:

    Peep The Joint “I Want You Back” –

    Eric on July 6, 2009 3:00 PM:

    This is awesome. It’s like eating ice cream, in 99 degree weather with 98% humidity while walking around Times sq. with all the fat tourists, but for your ears. This is almost as good as Beyonce+her butt (if not better, sorry Beyonce).

    kells on July 7, 2009 2:52 AM:

    white boy R.Kelly / Usher copy plus a little electric spice

    deisgnerman on July 7, 2009 10:33 AM:

    love the graphic…

    Bill on July 7, 2009 10:42 AM:

    This is actually quite pedestrian…

    bartacker on July 7, 2009 12:59 PM:

    For what it’s worth, I really dig the color palette of the cover art.

    Billy on July 7, 2009 5:34 PM:

    Ooooooooooh Bill……….

    Nice name.

    Actually quite pedestrian though.

    By non-snob standards this album goes in some quite interesting directions and is a lot of fun.

    There’s still a lot of bands with the word crystal in them to keep all to yourself. Did Crystal Fighters come out yet?

    DCB on July 7, 2009 6:04 PM:

    this is very cool, but i’ve had a hard time finding anything to top the recent dark was the night compilation ( in terms of quality and variety. Some strong contributions from Bon Iver, etc., but the yeasayer track “tightrope” is just amazing.

    dave on July 8, 2009 10:57 AM:

    Hoo boy, this album is terrible. Another horrible entry in the execrable new genre of wimpy indie electro pop.

    ad ease on July 8, 2009 5:26 PM:

    Mr High Life, I like this album but the one that really has been on repeat for me is Phoenix’s new one, ‘Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix’. Incredible. Album of the summer for me.

    angelo on July 10, 2009 8:45 PM:

    How long has this blog been managed by teenage girls?

    Michael Williams on July 10, 2009 11:24 PM:

    Ha ha! Touché

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