Tar-ris’s use of breath as a percussion element and bird sounds in the chorus, coupled with the piano loops, creates a cinematic undertone that ultimately adds to the overarching drama of the music.
BICHAI is self-described as an electronic lounge artist, which might imply that a listening experience is an indoor one. But if you close your eyes and listen, the scope of the vision and the depth of the sonic choice makes it a far wider one.
There are journeys within each of these compositions, and the details and pauses, the weight contrasted by the lightness, all adds to the experience – helping make this entire album no less than a dream to lose yourself within.
Coming on strong with a fresh arrangement that keeps the listener’s ears standing to attention and poised to receive throughout, Without Your Love goes through a commanding raft of changes as it progresses.
I’ve always been a fan of this kind of work. Being a strong advocate for the belief that music is a very cost-effective way of being transported elsewhere, HOTT takes the listener on an emotive soundscape of a journey. I imagine it is the aural representation of trying to reach the female protagonist who features at … Continued
A massive shout-out must go to the entire vocal arrangement: there are some serpentine, elusive lines weaving in and out and around a rich, beautifully-mixed choir of voices that you’ll be immediately wowed by.
Fusing conceptual depth and self-reflection with a decidedly upbeat and energizing musicality, the track paints a dreamlike and ambient scene around the listener, offering insight and understanding in the same instance as blissfully well-crafted escapism.
Designed to offer an ambient and provocative audio journey, defined as the soul’s conversation with the self, this EP from producer duo Phantomsoul gifts listeners an epic and near-meditative audio journey, complete with lyrical guidance, poetry, depth, and passionate, entrancing performances.
Italian electronic outfit Land have released an EP of originals that impressively introduces their unique fusion of past and present approaches to electronic music and songwriting.
Collaborating to impressive results with producer Joe Crotty, KatMariexx showcases a smooth and sultry leading voice on this melodically satisfying new dance-pop offering.
While the instrumental set-up feels reminiscent of the likes of Portishead or The xx, the vocal line adds a level of volume and intensity. It’s a powerful performance, one that takes the song from quietly compelling to incredibly emotive and decidedly uplifting.
“I am challenging the listener to create their own perspective on what the songs really mean and look beyond the face value of the lyrics.”