Friday Five: Buff1, Modern Lady Fitness, Sean Curtis Patrick, Jevon Alexander, Kawsaki


Friday Five 12-25-2020

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.