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Pepper Rabbit

Los Angeles pop duo Pepper Rabbit-- consisting of multi-instrumentalists Xander Singh and Luc Laurent-- fashion lush, playful soundscapes out of a rich variety of musical sources, from horns and strings to vintage analog synthesizers. Named for one of Singh's short-lived pets, Pepper Rabbit were formed after Xander spent several years pursuing a solo career, releasing an album, Whik, in 2006. During a visit to Boston, Singh was introduced to Luc Laurent via a mutual friend, and they discovered they were musically simpatico. Singh went to New Orleans to record an album, and Laurent tagged along to help out in the studio; before long, what began as a solo project evolved into the first Pepper Rabbit album, 2010's Beauregard. The album received enthusiastic reviews, and after Laurent settled in Los Angeles after completing school in Boston, Pepper Rabbit began playing frequently along the West Coast and periodically touring the rest of the country, both as a headliner and opening for Ra Ra Riot, Givers, Passion Pit, and Miniature Tigers. (On the road, Pepper Rabbit were sometimes joined by a third multi-instrumentalist, Jonathan Allen, who helped the duo re-create its studio sound on-stage.) In 2011, during downtime from the road, Pepper Rabbit issued an EP, Rose Mary Stretch, and in August of the same year, they released their second full-length project, Red Velvet Snow Ball. Recorded at a studio in Washington with additional work done in Singh's home studio, Red Velvet Snow Ball was released through the Brooklyn-based indie label Kanine Records. ~ Mark Deming
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  1.   Song
  2.   Murder Room
  3.   Gold Skull
  4.   Older Brother
  5.   None Shall Sleep
  6.   Harvest Moon
  7.   The Ballad of Alessandro Moreschi
  8.   Send In The Horns
  9.   Three
  10.   Song For A Pump Organ
  11.   Tiny Fingers
  12.   In the Spirit of Beauregard
  13.   In Search of Simon Birch
  14.   Red Wine
  15.   Clarinet Song
  16.   Family Planning
  17.   Allison
  18.   The Annexation of Puerto Rico
  19.   Rose Mary Stretch
  20.   Snowalker
  21.   Lake House
  22.   Babette!
  23.   Dance Card
  24.   Reprise

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