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Derek Senn

  • The Technological Breakthrough [, 2014] *
  • Avuncular [self-released, 2016] ***

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The Technological Breakthrough [, 2014]
Intelligently, uncomfortably, ex-boho singer-songwriter excavates his generational malaise ("Bless Her Insecurity," "Darlin' I'm Not Earning Enough") *

Avuncular [self-released, 2016]
He'll never be a melodist if he isn't now, but he is a lyricist--a wordsmith who loves several uncles, hates "pro-life" death-trippers, and can afford both his wife's thing for home improvement porn and the right sidemen ("Uncle Mike," "Tongue and Groove," "South Dakota Lady") ***