City Center

City Center released an epony ous debut in 2009, and it was a mixed bag of a record. When in full swing it really is stunning, referencing the glorious freak folk of Animal Collective circa Sung Tongs and occassionally nodding towards the more ambient/sample heavy leanings of Growing. Open/House is a high-point of the album. Listen here.
The frustrating aspects of the album mostly come when the influences are worn a little too much on the metaphorical sleeve, see: Bleed Blood which could easily be a Panda Bear demo.
Caveat notwithstanding it's a lovely little example of lo-fi experimental pop. Explore.

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