"Lavender" is surrounded by the same mythos of self-doubt and internalized homophobia that surrounds "Fault," only "Lavender" is more personal and within the context of my current relationship with Christian Burke — my lover and my costar in the video. I became inspired by his struggle.
Philly bedroom rocker/songwriter turned Frank Ocean collaborator, (Sandy) Alex G, recently dropped his new album Rocket, and stopped by The Echoplex to show fans why he's been quietly prolific force to be reckoned with.
Conor Oberst isn’t releasing “game changing” albums, but his unique perspective on the human condition is something that will live on forever. Fans, new and old, will keep coming back to Oberst because like Julien Baker said that night “sad songs make people happy.”