–by Quincy Tejani, Music Connoisseur–
What happens when you combine the strange humour of Frank Zappa with the pop sensibilites of Brian Wilson? Well, you get Ariel Pink of course! Pink has been in the game for nearly two decades and yet only started receiving any real attention after his 2010 release Before Today (Named #20 on Pitchfork’s “Top Albums of the Decade So Far” List). “Dinosaur Carebears”, the 10th track from his latest LP Pom Pom shows off Pink’s ability to effortlessly infuse sillyness with melody. Have a listen below:
Quincy Tejani is the co-founder of The Violet Wave and is also editor of music. When he’s not listening to or writing about music you can probably find him walking through the forests of Ontario or questioning the inner workings of the universe. He also never turns down a cold Pabst… never.
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