A performance by producer and composer Rostam, who has collaborated with Frank Ocean, Carly Rae Jepsen and Charli XCX, as well as being a former member of indie rock band Vampire Weekend. Rostam is currently on tour in support of his debut solo project, titled Half-Light.
Praise for Rostam's "Half-Light"
Ultimately, though, it's the gorgeously inventive tracks that steal the show. Maybe the most telling is "Don't Let It Get to You," built around a machine-gunning sample of the samba-drum battery from Paul Simon's curveball 1990 banger "The Obvious Child" – a modern equivalent to Patti Smith repurposing Velvet Underground tunes. Here's to the bright future of another New York whiz kid.
$5 w/ OCID, $15 without. 18+