The buzz so far This 22-year-old Toronto native noise-and-beats maker (aka Aaron Stern) boasts a low-fi, genre-pilfering mash-up of sounds and attitudes.

Debut Lesser Evil is influenced by his transient lifestyle – he’s lived in Montreal, New York and Baltimore, putting on parties and DJ-ing.

“You need to be able to adapt to any setting – a dance club, a rock band, a kitchen, an art space,” he says.

Pieced together on a smashed-up Macbook, Evil’s samples, beats and electronica is a diverse statement of intent.   

The Critics say “An excellent debut” Supajam.comthe plug Lesser Evil out Feb 25 on Souterrain Transmissions.

He plays Rough Trade East,
Feb 26, 7pm. Free.  E1 6QL  
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