Tribal drum-work of a refreshingly minimalist, organic nature briefly kicks up a fuss as rising house DJ A.R.B. paints a crisp and immersive image of modern escapism.
Desert Dawn is the new release, a hypnotically interesting alternative to classic house, with infectious rhythms and dreamy layers of mildly oriental melodic progression throughout a post-six-minute lifespan.
Weaving in layers of voice and instrument of again organic origins, Desert Dawn proves both intricate and intense as it leans back and forth between intimacy and weight. The very image of the wave on Soundcloud reinforces this powerful journey, and the skill and precision of the set-up and mix allows for a truly engaging, mesmerising experience – all at once comforting in its familiarity and refreshingly original in more ways than one.
Addictively melodic, impossible to compare, and impressively consuming when played at volume, Desert Dawn is a fine example of supreme music production and composition united under the creative blanket of modern audio play.
There’s a story at hand, but there’s also the late-night embrace of house to connect with, and these two elements work beautifully together in this context.
Artistry and professionalism join forces for a mighty hit of musicality. I look forward to making my way through the rest of the A.R.B. catalogue.
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“Where words fail, music speaks.”
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