"Depression is like waking up beside someone in your bed who claims to know and love you, and having absolutely no recollection of who they are."
"I think, in a way, all great recordings are created for the subconscious mind."
On his latest album, David Byrne offers an altered vision of our modern "utopia."
The Pope's album has a bizarre sonic and rhythmic frame, yet it manages to impart its intended meaning to our virtually monolingual Millennial writer.
The California that Sonny Smith captures in this recording evokes a bliss somewhere between a swimming pool and oblivion.