No News is Bad News. Join the SA Current Press Club.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Things Are Getting Sinister and Sinisterer

Posted on Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 4:00 AM

Things Are Getting Sinister and Sinisterer
Composer: Edie Sedgwick
Conductor: Edie Sedgwick
Label: Dischord Records
Release Date: 2008-12-03
Rated: NONE
Genre: Recording

Since being diagnosed with epilepsy in 2001, Justin Moyer (formerly of El Guapo and Antelope) has a new project — channeling the spirit, and taking the moniker of, Warhol’s hollow, though luminous, arm-piece, Edie Sedgwick. Moyer, perhaps influenced by the sporadic neurological misfires caused by his relatively new condition, now performs in cocktail dresses and has shifted from arty punk to glitchy lo-fi electronica. Claiming to be the “transgendered reincarnation of a vacuous Andy Warhol Superstar,” Moyer delves into the celebrity mind on third album Things Are Getting Sinister and Sinisterer.

In this shiny, erratic collection of songs named for famous people, Moyer alternately points furious fingers and shrugs his sequin-clad shoulders. Album opener “Sissy Spacek” leans on the bass while Edie barks about pig’s blood. “Angelina Jolie” talks of babies and dismantling the “first-world identity,” while “Bambi/G.W. Bush” is fittingly slow to open before it completely explodes.

Tags: ,

San Antonio Current works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of San Antonio and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep San Antonio's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 2, 2020

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2020 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation