lofi is meant to be honest

Thursday, October 16, 2014


from the OCT 2014 issue...

"Wildly prolific and completely unveiled in his songwriting, Olds Sleeper places little import on conventions. The enigmatic multi-instrumentalist and occasional live performer from Lancaster officially goes by the moniker that harkens back to the image of classic Oldsmobile muscle cars of the ’50s and ’60s.
He creates songs that take their time to develop, conveying only a few lines laid over the simplest of melodies. They are intensely personal, but in no way self-absorbed – an archetype for the “laptop folk” revolution of DIY singer-songwriters who incorporate the old-time sensibilities of early 20th-century troubadours and 21st-century technology.
“I don’t really have a plan,” Sleeper laughs. “Whatever I’m into will influence the sound of the next record. It’s pretty amazing that there is any consistency at all.” ".......full article