A few weeks back, I saw an Instagram story by my daughter Sophia featuring an Elliott Smith song and photo. I was a proud dad.
I’ve done a decent job of exposing my kids to music I like over the years, but I didn’t recall working Smith into the mix. This one she had arrived at on her own.
Turns out it was thanks to Sophia’s beloved Phoebe Bridgers, who counts Smith as one of her most profound influences.
An interesting sub-genre of the new music I’ve been introduced to by my daughters is ‘Bands Featuring Young NetFlix Actors.’
Post Animal, who I’m not featuring as part of this series (some tough cuts had to be made), boasts Stranger Things‘ Steve Harrington (Joe Keery) on guitar and vocals. And today’s featured artist, Wallows, has 13 Reasons Why star Dylan Millette as a songwriter, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist.