Craig Owens and Bradley Bell usually play post-hardcore music in their full-time band Chiodos. With Cinematic Sunrise, they get to make more pop-oriented and less-complex punk songs. This doesn't mean the five-piece Sunrise is easy listening. Its new self-titled EP is jammed with clever keyboard and guitar riffs, and songs about one-sided love affairs ("Umbrellas and Elephants") and no love at all ("Pulling a Piano From a Pond"). Onstage, both the band and its tunes get louder and faster, with focus on Owens's girlie-like voice.
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