NPR MUSIC Includes Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are on Top 50 of 2015 List!


NPR’s Larz Gotrich says: “Few records felt more alive in 2015 than the D.C. band’s Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are, which is saying a lot since it took eight years to make and during that time, bandleader Chad Clark’s heart nearly killed him. It’s a hell of a story, but it’d only be a story if the record didn’t pulse ecstatically with a gorgeous patchwork of samples, floating atmospheres and funky rhythms (“I got more into technology because I could not lift a guitar,” Clark told All Things Considered) that work in and against weighty themes of mortality, perspective and survival.”

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