Jayson is a scholar, music and film critic, DJ, accordianist, third-rate poet, gummybear addict, and connoisseur of coconut cream pies. He is a professor of Global Communications at The American University of Paris, France. JaysonHarsin @ Twitter.
One rarely feels so much energy and solidarity in loneliness and despair than when one listens to Scott H. Biram's music, not the least in Bad Ingredients. His fourth album for Bloodshot Records is also one of the year's best.
The expected socially conscious themes are supported by more polished punk-reggae styles and vocals, as well as newer dubiously successful electronic experiments, but are plagued by clumsily wrought lyrics.