How many songs, films, articles based on the Mysace cult do you think there have been? Few that I’ve seen/heard nail the emptiness and dread I feel trolling through that often vast and meaningless wasteland. Dustin and The Furniture have a new record, Dancing On Nothing, coming out soon on Oh Map Records. If this strange genre called lofi could support singles I suspect the song “Your Myspace Comments Won’t Save You” would be inching it’s way to the top right now.
Bonus (and surprisingly good)
Says John Mayer in Rolling Stone magazine, “I’m really into this kid Brett Dennen, who I heard at the Hotel Cafe in …
I can be a lazy blogger with the best of them. When someone emails you a working ezarchive link to a song from one of your favorite records of the year it’s hard to come up with a reason not to fit it in somewhere. Brett Dennen’s So Much More (Dualtone, Oct 17) is a well produced Jack Johnsonesque California groove record. But unlike some of his contemporaries in that scene he’s not afraid to make a politically or personally challenging statement. I’ve written about him here but never linked to the title track. So here goes. Pre-order here or directly from Brett here.