Album Premiere: OSLO – ‘Great Places’

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Photo credit: Lily McLaughlin

Following the dissolution of Sleep on It, TJ Horansky had to regroup, and the following COVID quarantine gave him time to do just that. He taught himself to mix, engineer, and produce on his own, and now he’s got his own project. It’s called OSLO, and on his debut LP Great Places, Horansky’s traded in pop-punk for shimmering, dreamy indie rock in the vein of Valleyheart or Seer Believer.

It’s a great record and a big leap forward for the Chicago-based musician. He notes that “Great Places was written and recorded during a time of great anxiety, doubt and confusion for myself and the world in general. It’s about confronting the things we can’t control and clutching to the belief that there are better times ahead, especially when it doesn’t feel that way.”

Give Great Places a listen below, one day ahead of its release date.


Great Places is out tomorrow.

Zac Djamoos | @gr8whitebison

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