Magic Man Tease Debut LP ‘Before The Waves’ With “It All Starts Here”: Idolator Premiere

For the uninitiated, Magic Man is actually a five-piece band hailing from Boston, Massachusetts. They sound a little like The Killers during their synth phase with a healthy side-serve of Beach House‘s multi-layered dream-pop. It’s an intoxicating blend that finds full expression on the group’s very impressive debut LP Before The Waves, which drops July 8.

If you pre-order the ambitious set, you will be rewarded with a sweeping anthem called “It All Starts Here”. It’s available on iTunes tomorrow but you can listen to it here first. A typically expansive and borderline-ambient Alex Aldi production, the auspiciously-titled track finds frontman Alex Caplow musing on matters of the heart over pretty synths and jangling guitars. Dive in after the jump.

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  • Anna

    Anthem of the summer.

  • Яyan Miller

    Fall hook, line and sinker under the spell!! Spent all on Friday listening to you guys. Loving this as Anna correctly said Anthem of summer! Fresh, funky and purre awesome

  • bob s

    Beautiful album art. Make sure these kids are on your radar this summer, “Beneath the Waves” drops on 7/8! Check out the “Out Of Mind” video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBOSnHkFPkM

  • andrewin3d

    Reminds me a bit of The Killers in a way…
    loving the stuff they’ve released so far! Can’t wait for the album on 7/8
    BENEATH THE WAVES.

  • Dan