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Mikal Cronin

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    Mikal Cronin On World Cafe The fledgling San Francisco rock star released some of the catchiest tunes of 2013 earlier this year. He brought a handful of those songs to World Cafe's headquarters in Philadelphia for a studio session and interview.
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Mikal Cronin’s Catchy Power-Pop Hasn’t Completely Emerged From The Garage

August 15, 2013 - Mikal Cronin’ second solo album, simply titled II, is more of his delightful, sometime dazzling, powerful, guitar-filled pop. It’s his first album for Merge Records.

Originally from Southern California Cronin’s first album was his reaction to making the post-college move from Sothern California to San Francisco. This new album is more about what happened when he got there to play in Ty Seagall’s band. The album is filled with Cronin’s catchy, even sweet melodies buried in delightful layers. He and his band perform live and we pick Mikal’s brain in our session today.

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Recent Release: Mc II
Release Date: May 7, 2013
Label: Merge Records

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