Det var dette med å utvide horisonten, da. På denne tida for ett år siden bejaet jeg strømmetjenestenes umiddelbarhet og tilgang på uante mengder musikk, samtidig som jeg slo fast at dette ikke uten videre hadde medført at jeg utfordret mine egne smakspreferanser mer enn tidligere. Fasiten for 2014 ligner: Årsbeste-lista er fremdeles overveiende preget… Les mer »
Ninety seconds into La La La, a track from Jay Brannan’s new album Rob Me Blind, he suddenly veers into something approaching 2000′s college rock, when the lyrics take an aggressive turn. It’s an unexpected development from an artist I had previously hoped would never change.
Despite that I first heard his 2008 release, Goddamned, only two months ago, 2009 has already become a Jay Brannan year for me. I’m not sure if it shone through brightly enough in my first article on this very talented singer/songwriter, but that is the best way I could come up with to describe how… Les mer »
While trying to write about the music of singer/songwriter/actor Jay Brannan, I realized that it would be harder than I thought. Not because I was unsure about what I actually think of it, or because his music is too complicated to be discussed in writing. Rather, I found that it was so new to me… Les mer »