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  • Summary: The music project of Wolf Parade's Dan Boeckner and his wife Alexei Perry releases a third album influenced by Eastern European synthesizer sounds and noise pop.
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Serve the People
Dog's in the capital howling at dawn Someone's driving by with the radio on Someone making noise from the center of town You kick em in the head and... See the rest of the song lyrics
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  1. Positive: 16 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Sep 8, 2011
    Sound Kapital, with its concise length and sound quality (omit none of these songs), should be the flagship for such a shift. Spencer Krug should take note.
  2. Jun 30, 2011
    If this is what we're going to be getting from Boeckner and company, perhaps Wolf Parade can stand to take a break for as many years as it needs to.
  3. Under The Radar
    Aug 5, 2011
    Sound Kapital may be the best of the bunch-- a hard-hitting, spine-crushing work of post-industrial electro-punk that owes more to Suicide than Pavement. [Jul 2011, p.85]
  4. Jun 29, 2011
    This album doesn't stray far from the formula of their previous work, but it isn't disappointing. It goes down smoothly and will keep your toes tapping until the very last beat.
  5. Jun 28, 2011
    Sweaty and urgent, Sound Kapital is a snapshot of a dark world with hard-fought glimmers of euphoria.
  6. Jun 21, 2011
    Occasionally, Boeckner and Perry replicate the 
lo-fi bustle of city life too well, achieving only a dense, dirty muddle
  7. 60
    Its nine tracks were composed solely on keyboards as the duo – Wolf Parade guitarist Dan Boeckner and wife Alexei Perry – forced themselves into a new songwriting regime.

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