Los Angeles, CA
Christopher Morin: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano, Synths, Field Recordings, Arrangements, Production, Engineering and Mixing
Erik David Hidde: Vocals, Lyrics and Field Recordings
Capital Unknowns is an indie rock duo based in Los Angeles, CA made up of Christopher Morin performing the instruments and Erik David Hidde on vocals. Morin and Hidde have been writing music together for over a decade. They have been the chief songwriters in five bands together.
Morin and Hidde attended pre-school together taught by Hidde’s mother and then again attended grades 6-12 together. They have been best friends since college and have been writing music together since starting their first band in a garage in upstate New York. They went on to perform live music together in New York to much acclaim.
Capital Unknowns first record, Two Lions pays homage to Nick Drake’s masterpiece, Pink Moon and was self-released in 2015. Their Keep Me From Hell released sophomore album, In God We Trust, was written over four years and covers Christian themes and subject matter. Their influences include but are not limited to The National, Frightened Rabbit, Mogwai, Coldplay and Sun Kil Moon.
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