We love Bradford Cox. As the FADER staff looks back at the music of their collective early 20s to mid 30s, the music he's made with Deerhunter and solo, as Atlas Sound, will inevitably stick out as a glaring touchstone. He is Bo Jackson if Bo Jackson also was Carl Lewis and Michael Jordan, plus Rahm Emanuel and Quincy Jones. He is a diversely eloquent prolific wizard from Georgia, writing soft pop of infinite angles all day and night. So we were happy to be able to sit with Cox for a bit during CMJ, bring him to Room 501 at Ace Hotel New York. Unfortunately, we did not vibe. We are not bros, he does not like us. You had a nice shirt and a good handshake and, god, how many times we've listened to Microcastle! Forgive us, Bradford!
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