Youth Lagoon

  • pop
  • indie

Trevor Powers, operating under the nom du Pop of Youth Lagoon, has concocted a cathedral-like soundtrack in the privacy of his lo-fi basement/bedroom in the service of moody and reflective tracks that detail his sonic conceptualization of dysphoria, the umbrella term for anxiety, unhappiness and depression. Like a dark and soothing yet disturbing mirror image of Owl City and My Morning Jacket, Youth Lagoon has filled his first two Fat Possum albums — 2011's The Year of Hibernation and the

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Youth Lagoon at Washington Park for MPMF 

Do me a quick favor. Imagine Mr. Herbert from Family Guy. You know, the old man with the whistle-tinged lisp who’s always ever-so-uncomfortably pining over Chris Griffin. Next, imagine this same old man fronting a solo indie rock project (stick with me here). Now, imagine he goes so far as to put...

#MusicMonday Must Haves :: 9/23 

Each week we do our best to shine some light on a few songs that we feel should be on your radar. All of these songs will be added to our #MusicMonday Must Haves playlist on Spotify, so follow along & click play when you need to find some inspiration!  It's Midpoint Music Festival Week! In...