Robin Edwards’ cavalier and yet biting approach as Lisa Prank is both emotionally cathartic and pastel-driven. Contemporary sonnets of pain and self-awareness are spattered, Jackson Pollock-style, with caffeine and listlessness.
The breadth of excitement, sincerity, and knowledge that she brings to The Grey Estates is not only immersive and welcoming, but it is a touchstone of quality in a market where, more often than not, publications favor snark over sensibility.
To be gloriously sick, you need popgun attitude, unwavering confidence, cultural awareness, vicious talent, and paintball humor that runs deeper than the floors of the grand canyon.
So far, 2016 has offered an eclectic blast of bubblegum and gunpowder (Lisa Prank), spectral 80s pop (Niki & The Dove), and lyrical sky shows of self-effacing honesty (Aesop Rock).