This is where Maya Eslami will tell us about good music (when she's back from Europe)
Maya Eslami has been our music guru for almost 5 years now. She has an ear for great new rock n roll and she’s well versed on the history and impact of nearly all styles of music. New and old, Maya will find a way to introduce you to it and provide the right context about the bands. She’s also really good at being a DJ, loving Lana Del Rey and smoking weed — a reliable resource for us all.
I am still in the process of convincing her to contribute to this site and newsletter thing ( I think I can get her if and when she returns from eating and drinking her way through Europe), but in the meantime, I will relay an album that she told me about between her wine bouts in Europe. We were texting about Lana Del Rey’s new cover of Sublime’s “Doin’ Time” — the one you’ve definitely heard playing in every vegan restaurant in Venice Beach this month, when she changed the subject and told me that Weyes Blood’s new album “Titanic Rising” is “near perfection.” I immediately went ahead and fell in love with that album. And you should too.
If you’d like to help my campaign to get Maya contributing new music reviews and recommendations for us, please send letters, notes and appreciation of her former work and assistance to your very own music library to hello@inherentBummer.com. It can’t hurt my case.—Travis Ferré