One of the modern indiepopens biggest problem is that it is so incredibly nostalgic. Tjugotvåårige New York-artist Gus Dapperton is a telling example of how the scene should surely be the most innovative nowadays, most moving in his own past. His kalvigt minimalist songs with the bitwise clearly romantic tendencies began waltzing around on the net about two years ago. Most of the trend-setting platforms have drawn attention to him, his elaborate aesthetics, the over so well, the graphic as a musical expression strösslade references to nittiotalets pop culture. ”Gus Dapperton just want to be yourself,” writes the vast majority. The addition of ”as he was when he was seven years old” seems to be understood.
. He who in 1997 was born as Brendan Rice are too young to drift back to the time before the turn of the millennium. His artistry is in this aspect just as retro as a time such as The Strokes, or for that matter the entire indiefolkscenen and ribbon type First Aid Kit. Even if he looks to come up with something else when he is in the pink polo shirt and the shiny bib of the same color facing the audience at Debaser Strand on Saturday night is his nytänkarkvaliteter limited.
It is refreshing to see an artist resident in New York gitarrdominerade alternative pop scene in gothenburg take itself so little seriously.
. Where always store with gadgets, hope around and be photographed, with the old, the ordinary camera, of course. It sounds unbearably. But the fact is that lättsamheten with which Gus Dapperton and his three-person big band appearing is the right appealing. It is refreshing to see an artist resident in New York gitarrdominerade alternative pop scene in gothenburg take itself so little seriously. Especially one that, on paper, has a very well thought out image.
When he also unites their indierötter with a knotigt funksväng, as in the ”World class cinema” or ”My favorite fish”, offers Gus Dapperton a better pastime than the average. That he will not do any direct musical history great can well choose to ignore.