Review: Mitski Tackles Heavy-Hitting Worries in ‘Be The Cowboy’ Indie rocker Mitski’s newest release, ‘Be The Cowboy,’ features her typical scope of tender ballads and easygoing pop tracks. But if her last album, ‘Puberty 2,’ spoke to a prevailing sense of youth and emotional immaturity, ‘Cowboy’ discusses the post-puberty time, a time of aging, anxiety, and feeling much, much older. Tracks like ‘Two Slow Dancers’ and ‘Old Friend’ include repeated references to age, both actual and perceived age, and the nostalgic appeal of thinking back to school dances and the relative simplicity of middle-school romance. ‘Me and My Husband’...Read More
Month: August 2018
Sergio Aldana Triana is a music producer, a student (and native member) of the digital age. His work has covered many different genres and has brought him to Los Angeles, where he has continued his habit of uses innovative methods to tell original musical stories. He also recently won the Brady Watts Bass Sound Challenge, which was judged by the legendary producer himself. What follows is a conversation we had with Segio, in which we talk about is creative process, his impressions of Los Angeles, and how he copes with the proliferation of digital production. Tell us about your...Read More
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