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Cape Weather is comprised of duo Natalie Smith and Eric Jackowitz, college best friends turned co-creators over their shared love of power pop and the cult classic movie “So I Married an Axe Murderer.” Though both have been entrenched in recording and releasing music for years (Smith under her solo moniker, Jackowitz with artist Nick Waterhouse and musical comedy group The Cooties, ) Cape Weather became a sound fused with “nostalgic indie-pop melodies” and “jingly guitar chords with delicate vocals”. Their first single “Telephono” debuted in 2018, which garnered favorable nods from the likes of NPR and the405.“Smith's deadpan performance exhibits an effortless cool," said NPR. "Her breezy vocals sit perfectly over bandmate Eric Jackowitz's production."
Their self titled EP followed in 2019 (released on Future Gods) — an amalgamation of instruments recorded and mixed in LA, Oakland, Nashville, New York, and Europe, Superfan 99 Records said the EP “echoes of 60s girl groups, calypso and a little garage grit too all through a washed-out filter” (Superfan picked up rights to the UK cassette release of the EP shortly after.) With new music nearing finishing stages, the band is plotting
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