Do you remember last year when James Brooks changed his musical moniker from Elite Gymnastics to Dead Girlfriends for about a minute, and following a slew of internet backlash regarding that name, switched over to Default Genders? Well, now you do. And maybe he’s still feeling a little angsty about all that, because the title of his new song suggests at least a smidge of cynicism.
Everything Is A Lie And Everyone Is Completely Full Of Shit comes with a video of trees and dogs and a sign that says “Magical Pessimism 2014,” so that may be a hint at a new album. If it’s not, there’s still this over-washed, breathy slice of Brooks’s surging emotions topped off with some house-like drumming to get into. You can listen below.