Posts Tagged ‘Coconut Records’

Actor Jason Schwartzman (Rushmore, The Darjeeling Limited, I Heart Huckabees) makes music too. And what sweet, sweet music it is.

He records under the moniker “Coconut Records.” Schwartzman just released his new album, Davy, the follow-up to 2007’s Nighttiming. This isn’t some half-assed attempt by an actor to earn indie-cred. Schwartzman has some serious talent. He was, after all, the drummer for Phantom Planet. Don’t laugh, music elitists.

Coconut Records seems to be Schwartzman’s ode to sunny beach-pop. His first two albums are perfect hand-clapping sing-a-longs. The unfortunate fact: no one freakin’ knows Coconut Records exists!