If I told you “Poker Face” was a “serious” song, would you believe it? If I told you this was an amateur composer and guitar player, would you believe it?
I really like the way Grigoryan plays with the volume knobs in this song. His YouTube channel is full of stuff like this.
The internet is a wonderful place full of unappreciated genius, which is a good thing as far as I’m concerned. We make fun of hipsters, sure, but the hipster philosophy (such as it is) has a lot of truth to it: if culture is entirely homogeneous, what’s the point?