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LOOK: Logan Lynn and Jay Mohr Interview in Current Issue of The Hype Magazine (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

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New interview with me and Jay Mohr in the current issue of The Hype Magazine, out this week! We talk all things “My Movie Star”, Portland, Portugal.The Man, and more.

Check out the online version HERE, or keep reading below for the transcript and videos.

From The Hype Magazine: (2/26/2018)

Jay Mohr & Logan Lynn On “My Movie Star,” Portland and More

If you are a fan of comedian Jay Mohr’s podcast Mohr Stories, then you ought to be very aware of Portland, Oregon-based musician Logan Lynn. If not a Mohrrior, then you may know Logan Lynn from his prolific solo career — he had landed a record deal via The Dandy Warhols — or as the founder of the Keep Oregon Well campaign. Although Mohr is primarily known for being funny, he has an ear for music and decided to showcase that as a producer for Lynn on My Movie Star.

Uncharacteristic of the times, My Movie Star is not just an album. Rather, it is a multi-media double album paired with a Mohr-produced film, as done in partnership with Lynn and filmmaker Kevin Forrest of Portland Film Works. The musical release was done in collaboration with T-Pain muse GLASYS — who T-Pain is rumored to have discovered via Reddit — and features a mix of Lynn originals, remixes and covers. GLASYS and Mohr aside, musical guests on My Movie Star include the aforementioned Dandy Warhols, Jarryd James, Rian Lewis, and Tiffany. Yes, that Tiffany.

I had the pleasure of doing Q&A with both Mohr — who recently appeared on the Fox hit The Mick — and Lynn, and the results were very entertaining. More on Lynn can be found at www.loganlynnmusic.com, while Mohr can be visited online at www.jaymohr.com.

 

 

Thanks for chatting with us about the upcoming release of My Movie Star. How did this record come about?

Logan Lynn: Well, this year marks 20 years since my first album was released and I have been in a process of getting down to the essence of what I’m actually trying to do, in life and in music, ever since. When Jay and I met, I had just finished making my last album, Adieu, and was getting ready to release it. He was one of the first people to ever hear those songs and gave me the most thoughtful, tender, honest feedback. He also wrote one of the first reviews for that record and I think the seed was planted there. I remember feeling like someone had finally really seen and heard me and what I was doing with my songs…or, at least, was trying to do.

Jay Mohr: Tough question for me personally, as I can’t speak for Logan’s motivation or mindset. However, while listening to Adieu, during the song “Break Me Down,” the line “Love me and I’ll kill it with you in time” hit me between the eyes. I thought, “There! There’s the real guy!” I felt like Read the rest of this entry »

LOOK: Logan Lynn Interview and “My Movie Star” Premiere on Northwest Music Scene (VIDEO)

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Thanks for the homeland love this week, Northwest Music Scene! The “My Movie Star” Featurette I made with Jay Mohr, GLASYS and a bunch of other rad people has been making the rounds since its premiere a couple days ago. I love this review. Quickie interview here, as well.

Read it online HERE, or check out the transcript below.

From Northwest Music Scene: (2/24/2018)

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Watch ‘My Movie Star’ from Portland’s Logan Lynn

Premiering today on Northwest Music Scene is a brilliant three-song short film titled “My Movie Star” by prolific Portland musician Logan Lynn. 

The twelve and half minute film includes three new previously unreleased songs from Lynn’s forthcoming album, My Movie Star. The clip features the ivory soaked tunes “Big City Now”, “Like Before” and the title track, “My Movie Star,” and is sure to have Logan Lynn fans drooling as they wait for the release to drop. The film and the album were produced by Jay Mohr (Saturday Night Live, “Jerry Maguire”, FOX’s “The Mick”) along with Lynn, in partnership with filmmaker Kevin Forrest of Portland Film Works, and is a taste of what’s to come when the album is released.

Mohr and Lynn joined forces with piano god and T-Pain muse GLASYS to create the multi-media double album, accompanying remixes and covers record, and the featurette by the same name. The record also features collaborations with 80’s pop icon Tiffany (“I Think We’re Alone Now”), Jarryd James, Rian Lewis, The Dandy Warhols and more, and is due out later this year.

Said Lynn about his connection to Mohr, Read the rest of this entry »

Logan Lynn’s “My Movie Star” Featured in Skope Magazine

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Just spotted our “My Movie Star” project in Skope Magazine. Read it online HERE, or check out the screenshot below:

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Paste Magazine Feature: Logan Lynn and Jay Mohr Collaborating with 80s Pop Icon Tiffany, The Dandy Warhols, Jarryd James and Others on New Album, “My Movie Star”

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From Paste Magazine:

Portland, Oregon-based musician and producer Logan Lynn has recently completed work on a new record, titled My Movie Star, produced by actor/comedian Jay Mohr (Saturday Night Live, Jerry Maguire, Mohr Stories) and due out in 2018.

Today Lynn and Mohr announced that 80s pop icon Tiffany (“I Think We’re Alone Now”) has signed onto the project and will be collaborating with Lynn. The entire album is a collaboration with T-Pain muse GLASYS and features just Logan Lynn and a grand piano.

Breaking from his usual process, Logan wrote 19 new songs for My Movie Star by himself on the Steinway piano in his living room, then narrowed the tracklist down to 10 for the release. Unlike any of his previous work over the past 20 years, all of these tracks began with Lynn streaming his initial writing sessions live for his followers on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube from his loft in Portland, Oregon.
He then took those Steinway Sessions live recordings offline and sent countless clips to co-Producer Jay Mohr for feedback and direction. This back-and-forth process — which mainly consisted of Jay telling Logan to quiet down and pushing him to be braver and more exposed — went on for most of 2016 while Lynn was on the road promoting his last release, ADIEU

From there, Logan invited Portland-based piano genius (and T-Pain collaborator) GLASYS to come on board to build out the key parts and a few months later they locked themselves in The Hallowed Halls with Justin Phelps (Amanda PalmerDresden DollsDead Kennedys) and Mike Blackburn (The Wild WarScars on 45Dungen) until My Movie Star was complete. Lynn credits Jay Mohr, who is also a writer on 2 of the songs, for inspiring the album as a whole.

Logan Lynn and Jay Mohr are currently shopping the album to record labels, but My Movie Star will ultimately be released as a 2-disc set alongside an album of all the songs reimagined by The Dandy Warhols, Tiffany, Jarryd James, Rian Lewis, The Upsidedown, DoublePlusGood, Stose and many more of Logan’s favorite bands, artists and musical heroes. The release will be supported by a short film of the same name, 3 new music videos, as well as a double header tour with Logan Lynn alongside Jay Mohr and GLASYS in the works. Read the rest of this entry »

Logan Lynn on X-Ray FM’s “Gritty Birds” Radio Show and Podcast This Week Talking About Recovery, Old Portland and Pretty Shoes

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Thanks again to XRAY.FM and Jeni Wren for having me on “Gritty Birds” this week!

The episode just aired on the radio, but you can listen to the podcast now on iTunes, on the “Gritty Birds” Website, or by clicking play below:

 

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My Movie Star (Preview)

Coming October 12th, 2018 - Double LP

© Logan Lynn Music


  ADIEU.

2016 - Double LP

© Logan Lynn Music


  We Can’t Stop (Miley Cyrus Cover)

2013 - Single

© RCA Records / Sony Music Entertainment


  Tramp Stamps and Birthmarks

2012 - LP

© Logan Lynn Music


  Everything You Touch Turns To Gold

2011 - Acoustic EP

© Logan Lynn Music


  I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday

2010 - LP

© Logan Lynn Music


  The Last High (Dandy Warhols Cover)

2010 - Single

© Caroline Records / EMI / Beat The World


  Blood In The Water

2009 / 2011 - Remix LP

© Caroline Records / EMI / Beat The World


  From Pillar To Post

2009 - LP

© Caroline Records / EMI / Beat The World


  Live From Nowhere Near You

2008 / 2011 - Charity LP

© Greyday Records


  Feed Me To The Wolves

2007 - EP

© Beat The World / Logan Lynn Music


  Logan Lynn

1998-2006 - Double LP

© Beat The World / Logan Lynn Music


 

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