Reviews

Personal, mythological, slyly political…
-Antiquated Future 

Brenna’s music has the hope of an unapologetically defiant young person and the vision of a wise old witch conjuring a world free from compromise, where we can lay down the burdens of disconnection and dissociation.

-Adhamh Roland www.adhamhroland.com

 

Brenna Sahatjian’s music stitches together the shameless truth-telling of a (not quite) reformed juvenile delinquent, and the passion of an ernest, knife wielding, botany-loving, queer feminist. She brings her magic and musical genius to several different collaborative projects (which are always amazing), but her solo work will have you weeping the name of your continuation-high-school crush, waking up in fields of overgrown berries, and hearing songs in the tired howls of a city at sunrise. Brenna’s musical genius interrogates systems of oppression in ways that, to me, truly defines art-activism. If you don’t know her work, you’re seriously missing out!
-Annah Anti-Palindrome www.annahantipalindrome.com

Brenna’s well honed musical cunning including (but not limited to) her sick and distinctive sinuous-grunge guitar style and potent lyricism, here drenched in a dreamy sonic atmosphere as moody as it is catchy

-Joshum Hardy http://www.joshum.net

One thought on “Reviews

  1. The natural juxtaposition of her pitch perfect vocals against the jagged words woven with expansive imagery – it is a world of dichotomies. This balance is always the most difficult thing to reconcile in songwriting and Brenna’s discography proves, with hard work in experimentation, this can be achieved. A good song just moves you, takes you somewhere else, into their world, and it just makes you wonder. The things that draw me in to this world are the haunting self-harmonizations, the beauty brought forth from dissonant chords of guitar and warm expanding cello, and the unflinching way all of this is reorganized to perform a head forward punk anthem or a tender folk dirge. Brenna is always pushing the line – even ones she’s made for herself. On top of being an excellent artist in this way, she is truely a generous and awesome person.

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