Tag Archive for perfume genius

Class of 2017: The Overachievers

2016 was a shit year. Seriously. We experienced one of the ugliest elections in recent history. Social progress not only came to a halt, but there were elements within our country that would’ve been happy to see us rewind the past half century. And everybody died. Well, not everybody, but you know what I mean. 2017 hasn’t been much better. Tom Petty… Read more →

Class of 2010: Freshmen

These are the 40 new (and not so new) artists I have discovered in 2010… Active Child (experimental, chillwave, hymtronica) Alias of L.A.-based ex-choir boy, harpist Pat Grossi who released his debut EP, Curtis Lane, this year. Avi Buffalo (indie pop/rock, lo-fi) Very young indie pop band from Long Beach, CA released their self-titled debut album this year. Best Coast… Read more →

Perfume Genius – Learning

Perfume Genius – Learning There have been many releases over the past month or so that I was really looking forward to and they all disappointed.  One by one they fell off my playlist.  But this Perfume Genius album always made the cut.  A simple sounding lo-fi recording by a guy with a fragile, almost-Sufjan Stevens voice that I had… Read more →