Aug 27, 2016 0
LOGAN LYNN // ADIEU.
Aug 24, 2016 0
I was interviewed for a review of my new record ADIEU in New Noise Magazine this month. Their take? 90s College Rock meets Musical Theater. WHICH IS EXACTLY IT.
Also, “The whole thing is very jazz hands mental health crisis, frankly” is my new favorite thing I have ever said in the press.
Click HERE for the online version, or just keep reading below.
From New Noise Magazine: (8/23/2016)
It’s been four years since Portland, Oregon’s Logan Lynn last put out a full-length. Despite coming out with a wildly popular cover of Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” in 2013, his latest record is aligned much closer to 1990s college radio rock and classic theatrical rock—think more Queen and less Yes—than a contemporary party album.
“I think strong ‘90s college rock vibes are probably there by way of the strong ‘90s college rock vibes I loved and was raised on, and then intentionally nodding to on ADIEU.,” Lynn says, referring to the new LP. “But I think [collaborator and producer] Gino [Mari] and I both had pretty serious musical theater vibes happening as a constant throughout. There are moments on this record that feel really jaunty and bratty, and as we were recording them, I tried to keep this mental image of myself with a dancing cane, clicking my heels in the rain, and moving through these very serious themes with a spring in my step, front and center. The whole thing is very jazz-hands mental health crisis, frankly.”
So, ADIEU.—which will be self-released on Sept. 23—is definitely a bit different. Read the rest of this entry »
Jul 20, 2016 0
I sat down with PSU’s Vanguard for their music issue, out this week, to talk about music, mental health, Liz Phair and more.
Check out the online version HERE, or keep reading below for the full transcript.
From Portland State University’s Vanguard: (7/19/2016)
“Logan Lynn says hello to ADIEU: The Portland Artist on Life, Liz Phair and Keeping Oregon Well”
by Alex-Jon Earl
Logan Lynn describes himself as a “singer and songwriter, although probably singer/songwriter doesn’t really evoke the kind of imagery that I am wanting,” and much to his credit, the image his life’s work evokes is far more than this. With numerous singles, EPs and albums under his belt. the Portland artist is now bringing a new album, adieu, and a new campaign to fight stigma around mental health.
Adieu is a notable departure for Lynn, who describes the shift as a move from “electro-pop” to what he calls “organic music,” a process that was as much about music as it was about self care and awareness of mental health. Read the rest of this entry »