As much as confessed cool people in wide-brimmed hats try to move the singer-songwriter genre on, certain aspects of it don’t need to move with the times, having found their perfect form along time ago. And understanding this is what makes the music of artists like Lilli Joon so exceptional.
Dwelling is a gorgeous set of songs, one that echoes with the timelessness of the late 60’s folk community and hipster troubadours of the Laurel Canyon scene as much as they do with the sound of the here-and-now.
Across four deft and delicate songs, she lightly dresses up her contemplative music with only the most fragile of sonics, leaving the ebb and flow of the guitar and her seductive voice to do all the actual work.
Less is more? Absolutely.