"The synth rock anthems of Kite Flying Robot may best be described as 'Darkpop,' but the buoyant energy of the arrangements, the clever wordplay, and the romantic imagery, coupled with Thompson's clear tenor, leave one exhilarated — hopeful — joyous — and wanting more." -Mercury Photo
MUSIC VIDEOS FROM THIS RELEASE:
"Fire with Me"
released February 21, 2015
Music written by Nikolas Thompson. Produced by BA Wheeler. "Criminal Supervixen" produced by Christopher Fudurich. Recorded by BA Wheeler at Union Studios, Seoul, South Korea. Additional guitar recorded by Ty Calanni at UVT Recording, OK, USA. Trumpet and additional vocals recorded by Chris Harris at Hook Echo Sound, Norman, OK, USA. Violin and viola recorded by Bridget Fitzgerald, NYC, USA.
Photography and design by Matthew Campagna.
Nikolas Thompson (vocals, synths, programming, guitar). BA Wheeler (drums, bass guitar). Matt Mangano (guitar). Alex Larrea (guitar). Zach Bardon (piano, synths). Zee Kang (synths). Garan Fitzgerald (contrabass, bass guitar). Bridget Fitzgerald (violin, viola). Jenn Thomas (cello). Tanya Felter (vocals). Christi Wans (flugelhorn). Kendall Looney (vocals).
Thank you: Brad, CM Rodriguez, Chris Fudurich, Steven Felix, Junky, Kevin Lowther, Todd Plunkett, Chris Czechowicz, John Nziramasanga, Sky McCullough, Nick Neon, Jessica Rau, Luigina Webb, Matthew Campagna, Juanita Hong, Craig Furlonger.
Special thanks: NYK Media, Ray Salcedo, Lauren Wingert, Todd Jackson, Klair Larason, Joshua Hughes, Kevin Lambert, Larry Thompson, Chad Whittle, The Spy, Kanza Latif Khan, Susan Morgan, Young Hwa.
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