at The Wellmont Theatre (5 Seymour Street, Montclair New Jersey)

It’s not unusual that Ernest Green (better known as Washed Out) recorded his first songs in his Georgia bedroom–plenty of artists’ original studios double as their sleeping quarters–but it is appropriate. Those songs went on to form the core of Green’s Life of Leisure EP, an immediate addition to the still-forming canon of “hypnagogic pop,” called such for the way the records recall the state of partial slumber. Today, Green is touring behind Within & Without, his debut full-length, and opening for Cut Copy, a group of Australians who make music with an equally soft focus

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