Or browse results titled :. Chris Cohen Los Angeles, California. Chris Cohen has plied the inside and outside folds of pop musical possibility since at least , when he first set infant drumstick to skin at the tender age of three, initiating decades of sonic experimentation across multiple bands and nearly a dozen recordings. Contact Chris Cohen. Streaming and Download help. Report this album or account. If you like Chris Cohen, you may also like:. Reward by Cate Le Bon. This was easily one of my favorite records of Cate reaches peak John Cale meets Jane Siberry here.
The musician, previously known for his roles in pioneering bands Deerhoof and Cryptacize, has ventured far out of his comfort zone. Chris Cohen takes the musical approach that has carried his career so far—a focus on things more complicated than they seem at first—and applies it to his personal life. These are some of the details I knew before I talked with Cohen. We spoke on the phone and talked mainly about his process—how he makes things work in the studio, and what he does to finish an album. Though he has recorded and performed under other names, his proper solo career, which began in with the release of the record Overgrown Path, has seen him inch closer and closer to direct comment. But about 15 minutes after we hung up, my phone rang. It was Cohen again, because he thought he was talking around the issue at hand, and he wanted to be more direct. Cohen is known for music with unusual key signatures at rhythms that are sometimes hard to listen to, but as he got older, he started questioning where that sense of musical rebellion came from. The songs on Chris Cohen are less prone to changing midstream than the ones on the albums that preceded it.
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While most people use the cop-out of a self-titled album for their debut, it's taken California-based artist Chris Cohen until his third full-length for Captured Tracks Records. The album cover features Chris himself, staring stoically into the camera. It's not sadness in his eyes, nor is it anger — it's just Chris.
Chris Cohen's self-titled third solo album is as unassuming as it gets, yet it is unequivocally quality work by an extraordinarily skilled artist. Plus there are sax solos. Captured Tracks. Low-stakes, These are usually low key disses on a piece of art.