Monday, July 22 2013
Sonny Smith might be the West Coast's best, least predictable songwriter, but don't try to pin him down. He followed up his 100 Records performance art project with first a country album and now a synthy, whimsical, sci-fi exploration of the afterlife. "I didn't have it all mapped out," he says. "I thought it would be fun to take a left turn ... and then another one."
Sunday, May 15 2011
Charming, '60s-indebted garage-pop done right.
Sunday, November 28 2010
Sonny and the Sunsets do a laidback take on '50s and '60s pop songs, including doo-wop, girl group, and b-movie sci-fi influences. They're cutesy and clever in that ubiquitous indie way.