Obscure Sound blog

  1. In its chilled-out bliss, “Alone” is a striking new track from Geminii, a Chicago-based artist who incorporates late-night brass, glistening jazz-laden keys, and hazy organs over her cool vocal nonchalance. The hypnotic repetition throughout makes it ideal for background and active listening alike, the vibes and atmosphere an indication of Geminii’s talents as a songwriter, […]

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  2. The Angel Makers are a duo from Colchester, England with a hauntingly memorable sound, which on “Things That I Forget” incorporates the ghostly croon of Shauna Kelly with psych-friendly guitar effects and twangs. “Our songs have a general focus on melody and atmosphere, with often existential, romantic and introspective lyrics,” the duo explains, drawing influence […]

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  3. Babe Parade is a Los Angeles-based quartet with a suave, catchy vein of rock. On excellent new track “Honeycomb”, brisk guitar and bass lines leading the way over a sly vocal presence in the vein of Mac DeMarco or Southside Johnny. Slight guitar distortion helps the rhythmic backbone, as an active array of electric guitar […]

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  4. Peak Body EP by Peak Body Peak Body are a minimalist electronic post-punk duo from Hobart, Tasmania, who released their debut self-titled EP on cassette and digital this past week. Consisting of Emma Marson (Catsuit) and Jordan Marson (Naked, Paint Your Golden Face), Peak Body craft a vein of subdued, lush pop with post-punk rhythms […]

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  5. Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Moira Mack is an emerging artist who showcases a number of talents on new track “I Worry I Worry” from her entrancing, smoky vocals (think Janelle Monáe) to her ability as a songwriter, crafting a soulful and intoxicating soundscape with an expansively memorable hook. A brass-y adornment around 01:22 expands the sound […]

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