True artists never lie dormant, they evolve. Brady Erickson might be renown as the frontman for melodic powerhouse The Ross Sea Party, but he is also Life Leone. Some hot day in Lucerne Valley, long ago, this new persona arose to create a rawer, rougher brand of indie rock that claims the desert landscape as its chief inspiration. His debut EP, Comes Crashing In, was released via Wild Farm Records and in pure Erickson songwriting fashion, the songs carry swooning overtones –but this time blurred with dusty fuzz.
Here’s the official music video for the album’s opening track “Is This Love”:
And here’s a short video of Leone introducing himself:
And a video of him driving his new tour bus from Memphis to Los Angeles: