Here’s some off-the-cuff, discordant pop, indebted to the likes of Daniel Johnston. Bobby Burg, recording as Love of Everything, writes and records music with the same healthy disrespect for the songwriting and recording process. Instead of striving for perfection, getting lost in the details, he seemingly gets his ideas and emotions out quick, without much thought. You may be tempted to write Burg off with just an obligatory listen, but with time you discover this boy’s got soul.
Summer at Shatter Creek
Armed with not much more than an acoustic guitar, piano, and his voice, Craig Gurwich single-handedly fashions sparse, beautiful, and haunting songs.