Moses Sumney plays two shows at the Ford
It’s really a shame the Bootleg could not make it
I am crossing my fingers for this one.
This avalanche of acts is almost overwhelming after a year of nothin
I wrote this on March 17, 2020, and I was right!
how many songs push themselves to the forefront of a conscious change
dimensional shift from life to death
dancehall meets African pop superstar Burna
‘Pitchfork passed on serious coverage of all of our releases from black artists’
approximately 1% have received 90 percent of listeners’ plays
the new k.d. lang
the new Vanguard
Contender for album of the year
expect a masterpiece
the ultimate dividing line viz Covid-19
both scratchy and sweet
made with über aesthetic and plenty of talent.
In the next few months, we will see many releases
it’s a serious possibility
a towering emotional rush without being inflated
Ezra Furman is at the Teragram Ballroom on Thursday
A lot of soul, a bit of blues, some ’80s synth and a Disney princess.
Moses Sumney continues his Grae residency at the Bootleg
a rapturous falsetto over cosmic and complex songs
a menage of 60s soul and 20s pop
listen to Moses Sumney instead of trying…
one of his most accessible songs
ignited by the first and last time I attended a protest
certainly represents what kids listen to these days
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers play a series of gigs at the Hollywood Bowl
Slowly plunging you into beauty and melancholia
does this give me some star power?
‘an expression of love’
he let his melancholic loneliness explode
a sort of cathartic, Radiohead-ish and liberating awesomeness.
He was charming the crowd with his melodious soul-jazz songs like ‘Dwell in the dark’, ‘Plastic’ and you could almost hear the rain tapping on the window,…they sounded like soothing lullabies, and then he joked about his new video for his song ‘Man on the Moon’, saying he was barely using the internet, ‘so it has been a struggle
Avi Buffalo was one of the surprise guests, and Avi Zahner-Isenberg came alone with his acoustic guitar giving the most intimate set of the night, at least it was what I thought at the time. I have seen Avi Buffalo before and they are a dynamic very young band with Shins-like harmonies and curious pop songs