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Sunset Freak-Folk, Indie, Folk, Experimental, Psychedelic, Electronic

Bill Baird, aka Sunset, is carving out a category all his own. References abound - "both reminiscent (of 60s glam and 70s psychedelia) and of-the-moment, nodding to albums like Department of Eagles’ In Ear Park" wrote Rachel Sawyer of the Austinist. Most reviewers create new genre names especially for Sunset: shimmering Americana, Psychedelic high lonesome, electro-nostalgia. Broke-down, spaced-out, and transcendent, his creations are a fully detailed world.

Baird is also - as you'll find here - incredibly prolific, wide-ranging within his particular universe, playful, and always full of texture. We're losing count but we're pretty sure he handed us six albums, and Sunset as an entity is only a few years old. 

 

At a Glance

RIYL: Bright Eyes, Flaming Lips, Animal Collective

“Bill Baird may be one of the more astounding songwriters tangling up tape in America right now. ” --RCRDLBL

“The important thing to keep in mind in regards to Bill’s solo project, however, is that these songs are genius.” --Gorilla vs Bear

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