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After the melodic indie-pop sounds of 2008′s Insomiac’s Almanac, the Campbell Apartment take a turn towards a harder rock sound courtesy of leader Ari Vais. Joined by Jody Porter (Fountains of Wayne) it resembles the late great Alex Chilton on the blistering opener “I Don’t Believe in Love (Anymore).” The cynical genius of “The See You Laters” explores the death of rock star dreams, as Ari’s vocal has a Lou Reed meets TMBG-styled cadence.

The album’s wall of guitar riffs recall the Replacements feel-good hooks on “Autumn,” and the more distortion fueled melody “Season In The Sun.” A few songs recall the early 80′s new wave, like the list of girls on “My Many Mini Obsessions” and the dissonance of “Plug-in Freak.” A few notable tracks, like “Gia Knows” recalls Weezer and “That’s All There Is” could fit comfortably on a Red Hot Chili Peppers LP. Some of the rhythm guitar acrobatics are colorful and the slow ballad “There Goes the Sun,” has some sweet horn arrangements. It’s a grower for sure, as Ari’s vocal takes a bit getting used to. Get “I Don’t Believe in Love (Anymore)” for free download to start you off!

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released October 29, 2012

Jody Porter, Producer
Eric Haas, Engineer

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The Campbell Apartment San Francisco, California

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The Campbell Apartment is made up of Ari Vais on guitar and vocals, Kevin Frank on bass and Steve Mathews on drums.

"One of my favorite songwriters"
- Chris Collingwood, Fountains Of Wayne

"Reminds me of Ween"
- Badly Drawn Boy

"Very Pavement-y"
- Joe Levy, Rolling Stone
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