Because Learning is a very intense album that deserves your ears to experience it, it is streaming above. Mike Hadreas’ solo project is a desolate, provocative and devastating listen. Comparisons to Sufjan Stevens abound but Sufjan trades in relief, nerdy joy and caricatures while Perfume Genius deals in possibly harrowing experiences, hopefully not drawn from reality. check out a live video below.
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.