Golden Smog

Golden Smog

Listen. This is important.

It might sound like hype, but as hype nips at your ears every day from every corner, who gives a damn? You’re smart. Your BS detector is strong; take this missive with a grain of salt, but don’t talk yourself out of opening your ears to this mix-by-one-band-how-can-this-be-one-band? that fell from the skies of Puerto Santa Maria, Spain and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Start with Gary Louris and Kraig Jarret Johnson’s “You Make It Easy.” A breezy love song about breezy commitment. Listen. To that solo. To those harmonies.... more