Let’s escape into the future with the kaleidoscopic sound of Lilac Jun. Born Aaron Krause, the Nashville, Tennessee based, multi-instrumentalist aims to take listeners on a musical journey that opens doors to self discovery, internal awareness, and a deeper comprehension of humanity with his new single “neonights”. With it’s pulsating beat, haunting autotuned vocals and psychedelic cadence, “neonlights” creates the perfect melodic escapism for all those with a zest for musical evolution. Describing his sound as “Sad party music”, Lilac Jun is influenced by pioneers such as Frank Ocean and Sufjan Stevens among others. He also knows the importance of being open, yet vulnerable by overcoming his own insecurities from being alienated by the countless and unpredictable expectations that society has and continues to impose on us.
Through his music he aspires to bond with others who feel this way also. To date, Lilac Jun’s music has earned 43M+ streams on Spotify, with his work featured in a GE campaign, on various media outlets such as MTV and shows such as Dancing With The Stars. What’s next? Keep up with Lilac Jun on all social media outlets below:
Ashly E. Smith is an author, poet, columnist, and freelance writer from Baltimore, Maryland. With her strong pop culture and entertainment backgrounds, Ashly strives to create articles that inspire as well as entertain.