The track itself has paired two of my favorite artists that happen to be locals. Esmé Patterson wears many hats: Paper Bird founder, backup singer in Tennis and a burgeoning solo career. “My Young Man” is a duet off of Patterson’s solo album, “All Princes.” The intimate video skillfully captures the vulnerabilities of a desolate nighttime in the middle of nowhere. The contrast in Esmé’s face and lipstick do a lot for the video in an understated way. Not to mention the pretty cool hot air balloon ride.
I was on the fence about this year’s Snowball Music Festival. Read the rest of this entry »
Check out a new column I penned, ‘Talk Talk’, for Reverb about local music that includes: 16 Horsepower, Candy Claws, DeVotchKa, Git Some,Tennis, Wentworth Kersey, and Wovenhand. Phewwww. You can read the column here.
Tennis is about to release one of the first major albums of 2011 next month. Read the rest of this entry »