Obscure Sound blog

  1. Showing a riveting rock sound inspired by Mazzy Star, “Ecstasy You” is a delectably murky psych-rocker from The Parlor, the Albany-based project led by the husband-wife duo Eric Krans and Jen O’Connor. They named the band after a room in their 19th century farmhouse, where they create music, live, and farm. The multi-instrumentalists compel with […]

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  2. A band from Essen, Germany that shows audible admiration for Brit-pop’s heyday, Sleeping Woods impress with a vivacious rock sound throughout their second EP, Shibboleth. Opener “(A Fond Memory)” gracefully sets forth a tranquil soundscape. Bird-chirping and wind chimes mingle alongside airy guitars, with a hint of backing distortion. The gorgeously glistening rocker “Daylight Odyssey” […]

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  3. “Paradise” is a lush pop single from Josephine, an artist born in NYC and presently based in Venice Beach, CA. Touting hypnotic and lush production that feels fit for contemplative walks on the beach, “Paradise” melds trickling guitars, serene vocals, and caressing synths for a replay-inducing charm. Gentle guitar trickles glide into vocals that lament […]

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  4. Can't You See by The Phantom Friends Captivating with a hooky synth-rock sound, “Can’t You See” is an impassioned single from The Phantom Friends, a band from Charlotte, NC. A brief flash of synths and driving guitars lead into steadier verses, where climatic vocals lead amidst panting percussion and bubbling guitar. A synth weaves in […]

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  5. Hopes by Perdurabo “Hopes” is a resonating new single from Perdurabo, a project from Davide Arneodo, who describes the track as “about light and darkness: contrasts of our own existence.” The diverse verses and central rise show stirring differences, aptly, within a sharply produced electronic pop sound embracing wintry sonic textures. The chorus’ “I am […]

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