Adam Green & Binki Shapiro is deceptively pretty, filled with the echo of late-sixties folk-pop and an easygoing rapport between two captivating singers. These songs have twists and turns that reveal more with repeat listens, as their protagonists unfurl relationship tales with bittersweet recall.
Adam Green first came to prominence as one-half of the Grammy-winning Moldy Peaches before embarking on a successful and prolific solo career. Recent months have seen him add ‘filmmaker’ and ‘visual artist’ to his list of accomplishments. Binki Shapiro was one-third of Little Joy, the Brazilian-accented Los Angeles trio formed with Fabrizio Moretti and Rodrigo Amarante that enchanted listeners with its critically acclaimed 2008 album.
“Adam Green & Binki Shapiro share the same creative brain, comparable to the electric relationship shared by Yoko Ono and John Lennon… the duo’s voices swirl and intertwine seamlessly, in tune with their late-’60s folk-pop vibes.” – MAGNET
“The union of Adam Green and Binki Shapiro on their self-titled debut is like a modern, too-cool-for-school version of Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood.” – Bust