Jon James Is Dead

Music // Vairagya (2018)

Vairagya

by Jon James Is Dead

Released 12/8/2018
Pound-o-Flesh
Released 12/8/2018
Pound-o-Flesh
When a quixotic rock-n-roll guitar player lays his tender fingers on some woozy loops and seasick beats, this accidental brainchild gets conjured. Two parts sheer exuberance, one part pure evil.
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J. J. Benson is a Minneapolis guitar player and singer-songwriter whose material has been compared to everything from Ryan Adams to Todd Rundgren, Bob Dylan to Francis Dunnery. He's heavily influenced by Brit Invasion, Glam and Power Pop. Benson has also played sideman (guitar/bass) to dozens of luminaries in the Twin Cities area.

Vairagya is his first venture into 100% electronic music. "I started out playing with loops just to see where it would take …
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