Mia Dyson’s Idyllwild is at CMJ right now. Her 5th record serves as a slight departure for the Australian artist. In an interview with A Music Blog, Yea?, she explains that while the Americana & Roots in her songwriting remains apparent, her new album also shows “a little bit of my 80’s childhood influences from like Elvis Costello and Talking Heads.” Read the full interview here. These influences are discernible throughout the album, from the bouncy “She Can’t Take the World” to the thumping, opening track “Idyllwild.” The record is at a new peak at CMJ, breaking the top 100! Get the record going at your station!
06/04 – New York, NY – Rockwood
06/05 – Philadelphia, PA – Tin Angel
06/06 – Asbury Park, NJ – The Saint
06/07 – Somerville, MA – Davis Square Theater