Obscure Sound blog

  1. London-based trio White Kite show a haunting, entrancing sound on new track “Devil’s Pact”. The vocals of frontman Louis Shadwick grow from an ominous croon in the synth arpeggio-led verses – cautioning “another storm has come” – into a high-scaling burst of emotion during the hook, where glistening keys and the sporadic washing of a […]

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  2. Canadian multimedia artist Robert Bernard Armieri is a man of various talents. His multimedia company Northern Recorders has created in various mediums, from mobile games (Chewy Train) to a niche true crime/real estate website (Housecreep). He has also worked as a filmmaker of short films, with some of his films being picked up by Ouat […]

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  3. Born and raised in Shanghai, Rex Wang (Rexhits) shows a knack for cohesive hooks in his songwriting, which embraces the retro and modern aspects of pop and rock. Rex will release his debut album on January 22nd. It’s preceded by the track “Rexhits”, a suave rocker that moves from quaint verses – featuring subdued vocals […]

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  4. Folk-pop singer/songwriter Alex Stanton plays under the name townsppl, where he works with a variety of instruments that include “crap parlor guitars, ’60s 2 knob tube amplifiers, Chinese and American ukulele, his grandmother’s upright bass, an open piano that he describes as “intune-ish”, found percussion implements (he’s particularly interested in those that go “kssh” or […]

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  5. Alternative pop group GEA hail from Helsinki, Finland, where they craft a magically inviting vein of music that has been compared to the likes of Sigur Ros. The first track off their new album Butterflies, “Followers”, is indicative of their atmospheric reach. Gentle chimes and tugging strings complement the serene vocals of GEA, which weave […]

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