With a name like Big Brutus, it’d be easy to mistake the Atlanta muso for a metal-clad, drum-thrashing enthusiast. To our relief, Big Brutus is far from that. The solo project of Sean Bryant – lead guitarist for fellow Atlantan post-punk outfit Slang – Big Brutus is the product of charming songwriting and sensitive sound crafting. The lead track from his debut album ‘Tiny Box’, “Thoughts at So Ba” sees Bryant describe his people-watching experiences at a restaurant of the same name to some kicked-back acoustic guitar strums. It’s honest, simple, warm, and all things good.

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