I Kind of Like It: “Boyish” | Japanese Breakfast

The song I’m talking about came out as a single last year, but the video came out this year and I’ve only heard about it through the video. By my initial rules, this very much counts.

Michelle Zauner’s solo project, Japanese Breakfast, is an act that I keep thinking is not my thing, yet I keep getting attracted by the singles. I tried listening to Soft Sounds From Another Planet when it first came out and left it feeling like it was TOO soft. Yet, “Machinist”, the song that got me interested in listening to the album, was one of my favorite songs of last year and was on my jogging playlist for almost half of a year. “Machinist” is soft, but in an electric space auto-tune kind of way. It also has a saxophone. It’s a great song, you should try it.

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City Of Monster Bunker #4

this is colorful monsters’ official bi-weekly podcast and fourth episode of City Of Monster Bunker. we continue the adventures of the queer squad from Monster Bunker (original 16 episodes can be found wherever you get your podcasts). in a wasteland 3,000 years into the future, a trio of guys have awaken from their cryogenic sleep in search of music. they are completely oblivious to all releases and important cultural moments since the end of 2016. join them as they uncover worthy musical artifacts from 2017, and maybe you’ll dig them too. in this podcast, they discover “Relax” by REZZ, “Machinist” by Japanese Breakfast, and “Jelly” by Laurel Halo.

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