Not only was he was the rock and roll leader of Possum Dixon, but he's a world class magician, storyteller and now author with his 2019 memoir, Strange Cures, which explores his life and a very untold side of LA.
Ethan Gruska has produced albums for Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers and Manchester Orchestra, but he's also a successful solo artist. He'll play a few songs from his excellent sophomore album, En Garde, for this Sense of Place session.
His new album is called The Loves of Your Life, and each song was written about a different person â€” some strangers, some friends. Hamilton embellished some details and changed some names, but he didn't tell anyone he was writing about them.