LIVE: BØRNS

BØRNS bathed San Diego in waves of "dopamine" when the psych-pop artist played Belly Up on Nov. 24, when Avid Dancer opened.

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BØRNS injected Belly Up with a heavy dose of "dopamine" on Nov. 24.
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Avid Dancer opened the bill with complementary swirly psych-pop tracks.
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Despite the styling of his stage name, BØRNS is not Scandinavian.
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The artist, Garrett Borns, is from Michigan.
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The 23-year-old released his debut EP, "Candy," in November 2014.
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The EP was released alongside his debut single, "10,000 Emerald Pools."
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The releases earned BØRNS attention from the media, and he soon began booking talk-show appearances.
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In October 2015, BØRNS released "Dopamine," his debut LP.
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Taylor Swift called the song "Electric Love" an "instant classic."
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Avid Dancer is the stage name of Jacob Summers.
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A former Marine, Summers released his debut studio album, "1st Bath," in 2015.
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Summers grew up in a strict Christian household, and as such, wasn't exposed to secular music until high school.
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He's said that the first time he heard non-Christian music, he didn't get it -- it sounded fake to him.
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"All this psychedelic weird stuff that they're doing didn't really make sense until after I was in the Marines, moved to California, and started smoking weed," he told JustLuxe.
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