Handsome Ghost Play the Early Show Tomorrow at Mercury LoungeDecember 7th, 2016
Several years ago, Tim Noyes was a high school English teacher moonlighting as a folk singer-songwriter when he decided to take a bold step, opting to launch the dreamy synth-pop project Handsome Ghost—making the kind of music that Nylon calls “youthful without being young. He infuses atmospheric elements, but doesn’t get lost in them. Let’s call it grounded synth-pop: songs that tip their hats to the past, but are firmly set in the present. Think the Postal Service without the grandiose poetics.” With a full-length album due out early next year, an engaging EP, the well-received The Brilliant Glow (stream it below), arrived this past September. And out on their first headlining tour in support of it, Handsome Ghost (above, doing “Eyes Wide May”) play Mercury Lounge tomorrow night. Brooklyn’s Yoke Lore opens the show.