Review: San Francisco Embraces its New BFF Band…Sleepy Sun @ GAMH, 6/19

Photos by: Nicole Browner Earlier this year, I attended one of those Brightblack Morning Light showcases at Cafe Du Nord. It was so resolutely weird (both good and bad weird), that in hindsight, it has proven to be a personal turning point for my overall consideration of the Bay Area's so-called "freak folk" or your 'term of choice' movement. Symbolically, at least. Like a plume of smoke, the 10 mph soothing and repetitive soul stoned picnic that is Brightblack, wafted over a suspiciously passive audience, a great number of which funneled out the door before the set's end. It was [...]

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