Perfecting the catalyzing power of music, Perfume Genius (Mike Hadreas) transformed his personal challenges with addiction, abuse and suicidal thoughts into some of the most critically acclaimed music of the year.
The debut single from Learning, “Mr. Peterson” is a dark and moving tale of a high school teacher, touching on deep and visceral emotions.
Bringing his haunting sounds to the new Bushwick studio, record label and performance space, Envelope, Perfume Genius was joined in Brooklyn by Light Asylum.
Singer Shannon Funchess has a powerful range from low and operatic to post-punk meshes with Bruno Coviello’s 80’s synth forest of sound for a rich and lush journey to the sweet and scary.