Various Artists

The Way Things Change, Vol. 3

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Arizona's Red Square Records continued to serve as torchbearers of West Coast twee pop with the third installment of the The Way Things Change series. The album begins with Figurine's "Time," featuring Meredith Figurine's sweet and gentle vocals and the band's coordinated blips and bleeps. That's followed by Mirah's "Recommendation," which uses coordinated and raucous instrumentation to offset Mirah's fragile vocals. Australia's Cannanes closes the first side of The Way Things Change, Vol. 3 with the clanging and frenzied "Phobos." Men in Fur open the second side with the harmonious "Set Us Free." C.O.C.O.'s "Try You" is a simple, lo-fi singalong, while Seasick Crocodile's "Don't Tread on My 8-Track" is a quirky, good-natured ode to Carleton Peck of indie pop label In a Lighthouse Records.