Lovelorn Graduate was a complete by chance find one day during some aimless myspacing. You know, when you’re just bouncing from page to page, getting lost in the ether. You hear a lot of crap, laugh at a lot of ridiculous comments, and learn about some scenes you might not have known about. And then all of a sudden you’re opening someones’ page and your ears perk up and your spine starts to tingle.
LG did this to me. The first track that comes up on his myspace, “Secret Liaisons”, is just a perfect slow jam. It almost has an early 90s, Blackstreet kinda vibe. Its danceable, but has like a uniquely American take on the slow jam. Its R&B rather than Fred Falke slow jam style. Anyway, I was hooked, and spent the next 30 min listening through his songs twice. I couldn’t have been more stoked that he hails from Pennsylvania, and east coast kid just like me. So I wrote him and begged for the tracks.
The rest of his songs take on a much more decidedly dreamwave style. As I listened more I couldn’t help but get excited that we had found a bit of a kindred soul, making our kind of music here in America. If only he was in LA. He can be an honorary Binary member as far as I’m concerned. His stuff is too rad. He says he’s focused on the craft of songwriting, which is definitely something we at Binary couldn’t be more focused on. Anyway, solid stuff. Good mellow jams for a Wednesday afternoon in Los Angeles. I’m gunna get these songs into my car and go hit the beach.
Here’s the aforementioned “Secret Liaisons”, and the over the top awesome driving song “Last Man Standing”. Hit up Lovelorn Graduate on myspace and give him some encouragement to keep making music!