Friday Five: Buff1, Modern Lady Fitness, Sean Curtis Patrick, Jevon Alexander, Kawsaki
Friday Five is where we celebrate new and recent music by Washtenaw County-associated artists.
This week features hip-hop from Buff1 and Jevon Alexander, ambient from Sean Curtis Patrick, indie from Modern Lady Fitness, and vaporwave from Kawsaki.
Buff1, Ghosting II
Ypsilanti hip-hop artist Jamall Bufford has had a creatively productive 2020. In addition to the Athletic Mic League reuniting for an album and him executive producing the Formula 734 project, Bufford cut a follow-up to his 2010 album.
Modern Lady Fitness, IWOWI EP
The first release since 2019's RAWAR by this sparse, unadorned indie-rock trio from Ypsi.
Sean Curtis Patrick, "Everything Will Return in Time..."
This Ann Arbor ambient artist has released a slew of deeply meditative works in 2020. Put on your headphones, sink into the floor, and dream of a better year to come.
Jevon Alexander, Balance
The debut album by this talented Ypsi rapper-singer whose influences include Drake and Big Sean.
Kawsaki, "Remote Control"
The first single from this former Ann Arbor-ite and current Detroiter's imminent new vaporwave album, Designing the Future.
Christopher Porter is a library technician and the editor of Pulp.