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J’Von

Dream Surfer

Released March 2019

J’Von is a hella-talented romantic wordsmith, layering raps and vocals atop an atomized, 8-bit backdrop of guitars and bleeps and bloops. (He also draws his own anime-inspired cover art and videos.) Pot Holes In My Blog praises how Dream Surfer “weaves through loopy video game beats while spilling thoughts on love, lust, wants, needs and dreams.” Respect My Region adds that he’s “able to capture the feeling of childhood innocence in his daydream-esque instrumentals.” KEXP’s blog dropped a lengthy profile in October, stating that “J’Von is a force to be reckoned with.”

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