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Roe Kapara Announces ‘Big Cigars and Satin Shorts’ EP & Drops “Dumb”


Some people are having a Brat summer, but idobi Radio is having a Roe Kapara summer. The rising modern rock singer just dropped his raw and all-too-relatable new single “Dumb” and upcoming EP Big Cigars and Satin Shorts. Preceded by singles released “Glorious Day” and “The Dead Come Talking,” “Dumb” is also set to appear on the EP due out on August 23 via Epitaph. Kapara says, “‘Dumb’ is a tune about the inadequacies you feel around family members and loved ones that try to pigeonhole you into their way of life.” He continues, “It’s like if you were to… Read more »

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Roe Kapara Examines The Corporate Ladder On “Life In America”


Roe Kapara fits in a genre all of his own, one that is best summed up as “bleak bangers.” Using his wide platform and catchy alternative sonics, he tackles topical issues. Rightfully so, he confronts the idea of “the American dream” and its empty promises. Today, he shares one of his most scathing indictments on systemic failures with “Life In America.” If you are capitalism’s No. 1 hater, this song is a must-add to your playlist. “Come see the carnival/We’ll laugh at the poor/They all dance in desperation/Watch them crawl on the floor/You stole the fruits of my own labor/I’ve… Read more »

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Roe Kapara Has A “Glorious Day” On Dazzling New Single


Roe Kapara is back to make your Friday a “Glorious Day” with his new track. This marks the first 2024 release from the Epitaph Records signee, which follows up his recent 2023 singles “Fajita!” and “The Dead Come Talking.” Featuring a wide range of indie rock sonics, Kapara begins the track with grungey guitar tones and crescendos into delightfully fuzzy vocals, and euphoria-inducing choruses. The conclusion is tender and comforting, with delicate “ahhhs” over acoustic strums. “I know that I’m not a dancer, but I’ll dance anyway/It’s a perfect disaster, what a glorious day,” Kapara brightly sings. This is certainly… Read more »

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The Rise Of Indie Rockstar Roe Kapara


Roe Kapara recently stopped by the idobi Radio studios to perform live acoustic sessions of his songs “Everything’s Fine(Nuke Song)“, “Everyone’s Dying(Grandma’s Drunk Again)“, and a lovely cover of Cage The Elephant’s “Cigarette Daydreams.” Afterwards, he sat down with our very own, Eddie Barella to discuss his rise to success, the release of his new EP I Hope Hell Isn’t Real, and more. Kapara is meticulous and clever with the way he presents his music to people, particularly online. His TikTok and Instagram Reel content feels otherworldly, as if viewers are being invited into a unique universe that he has… Read more »

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Roe Kapara Unveils His Dance-Worthy New Single, “Fajita!”


In a tasty follow-up to his sugary-sweet September release, “The Dead Come Talking,” Roe Kapara has unveiled his feel-good, dance-worthy new single, “Fajita!” Accompanied by a kitschy lyric video that features Kapara hidden beneath a brown paper bag with an exaggerated frowning face on the front, Kapara is seen dancing with abandon in a bed of tiny yellow flowers, only further enhancing the groovy new track. “Fajita!” exudes an enchanting, effervescent aura, particularly evident in the track’s chorus, where Kapara whimsically croons, “Too silly/I’m too goofy for your touch/I need it/Fills me up/$450 paid for dinner at the bar/Fajita/Burn my… Read more »

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Roe Kapara Says “The Dead Come Talking” On New Track


Roe Kapara has released a brand new song, “The Dead Come Talking” today along with a surreal visual. The eerie stop-motion visual is reminiscent of a Tim Burton movie mixed with Coraline. Kapara has a knack for the macabre, fully engrossing his entire creative endeavor with haunting imagery. Up until now, we have seen this through his ability to nail the Kubrick stare, somehow inviting in and warding off his audience all at the same time. However, Roe Kapara approaches “The Dead Come Talking” with a new form of creepy homage. He continues to expand the universe he has crafted,… Read more »

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Roe Kapara Tackles Cage The Elephant’s “Cigarette Daydreams” Live At idobi Studios


Entering the idobi Studios, Roe Kapara graced the space with an aura of anticipation and musical prowess, ready to share his artistry through two captivating live performances. The spotlight was cast upon his standout tracks “Everything’s Fine (Nuke Song)” and “Everyone’s Dying (Grandma’s Drunk Again),” carefully chosen from his debut EP I Hope Hell Isn’t Real, released under the reputable banner of Epitaph Records. These selections weren’t just songs but portals into Kapara‘s soul and hard work, revealing his unique musical identity characterized by the stripped-back arrangements and a poignant, vulnerable narrative. With the echoes of these compelling performances still… Read more »

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Roe Kapara Performs “Everyone’s Dying (Grandma’s Drunk Again)” Live At idobi Studio


Roe Kapara exploded out of nowhere in the last year. His approach to music is all encompassing, creating a universe in which his songs exist to compliment each other. From his visuals, and lyricism, to his style, and instrumentation, it is a full package. Roe Kapara has crafted a world drenched in nostalgia. Every release is clever and calculated. You might recognize him from the internet as the stoic guy with the guitar in front of an old TV playing vintage VHS tapes. His delivery and charismatic nature is captivating. Earlier this year, Roe Kapara shared his Epitaph Records debut… Read more »

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Roe Kapara Releases Highly-Anticipated Debut EP “I Hope Hell Isn’t Real”


Epitaph Records newest signing, Roe Kapara, has taken the scene by storm. You may recognize him from one of many viral videos featuring Kapara sitting stoic in front of a vintage television that is playing an old cartoon or classic movie. Usually with guitar in hand, he drones the soft melodies to the viewer with lyricism that is reminiscent of a perfect blend of The Front Bottoms, Microwave and Jeremy Zucker. With many popular songs like “Preacher“, “Everyone’s Dying (Grandma’s Drunk Again)“, and “Everything’s Fine (Nuke Song)” featured on the album, Kapara still finds away to make the other tracks… Read more »

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