He thrilled us in 2006 opening for Regina Spektor at Brooklyn’s Warsaw, and now former Moldy Peaches guitarist Jack Dishel is back with his solo venture, Only Son, and a sophomore album — Searchlight — out January 18th, 2011. Lead single “Magic” is warm, breezy, and Beatles-esque, and the jarring Adria Petty-directed video is sure to get people talking (or fingers clicking, as it were) with its use of B&W, slow motion and hat tricks. No smoke and mirrors here, folks. Just plenty of inviting authenticity. Fans of Albert Hammond, Jr.’s solo work should eat this right up.

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