Album Review : Capital North – “Sea to Sky”

Capital North’s EP Sea to Sky is a record that has something for every kind of listener.  Musicians Jonathan Farrar (Guitar/Vocals) and Anthony Zichella (Vocals), Capital North hail from Pasadena, CA and was formed after Farrar traveled the world for a year on a mission of soul searching while Zichella went on to graduate culinary school and pursue his passion as a chef, but both found their way back to music. Together, the duo have created a 6-track EP that discusses relatable topics from personal struggles like health, love, and loss to the human condition.

Kicking off the record comes “Sea”, an easy instrumental track that seamlessly flows into the high tempo and energetic “Broken Vessel”. Highlight tracks include the mesmerizing and haunting “For A Living”, which includes a heavy dose of guitars, some hardcore themes in breakdowns and a lot in energy on the first half of the record. Next up comes “Glass Houses”, which gives me a lot of good vibes, as I am a HUGE fan of melodic and absolutely powerful vocals. The chorus brings out a perfect blend of the heavy guitars and the vocals, which just makes for a really amazing track to listen to and jam out.

Closing out the record comes “Household Wards”, which slows things down from the previous fast tempo of the EP. The meaningful lyrics melded with the softer guitars really highlights “Household Wars”, allowing the track to stand out on the record, and I believe this will become a fan favorite. The closer, “Sky” blends a lot of the same post-hardcore melodies, and adds that final punch to create a lasting impact.

Overall, Sea To Sky is a really cool record for those who enjoy the post-hardcore/alternative scene. For the fans of bands such as Hands Like Houses, Palisades and even Silverstein… check out what Capital North has to offer.

You won’t be disappointed.

Preorder Sea To Sky before the release on March 2, 2018 online: |Itunes| |Web|

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