LISTEN TO MIDNIGHT
Joy Autumn, a singer-songwriter originally from the small town of Olympia, Washington shines light as bright as the Hollywood sign itself onto the dark side of making it as an artist in her new album, Midnight. Finding herself broke, depressed and eating canned food in a 400 square foot apartment, the glitter of Hollywood quickly faded away. Autumn discovered an underbelly of the city that consists of late night and early morning partying, drinking, drugs, sleeping in until 4 p.m., and dating all of the wrong men. Joy describes it as a sort of afterparty culture in which trust-fund babies, the offsprings of celebrities, and wealthy industry men would get together to prey upon Hollywood hopefuls. Midnight, an atmospheric indie pop record, is the result of Autumn’s loneliness and the search for herself amidst what she calls the “Hollywood hypocrisy.” Searching for You, the album’s lead single, comes from her longing to find that girl who arrived in the City of Angels in love with music and optimistic about her future.
Imogen Heap meets the cinematic drama of Lana Del Rey and the idiosyncrasies of Regina Spektor.
Nighttime. Sipping a glass of merlot while cooking your favorite linguine.
Los Angeles, CA