Yaysh – “Daep”


“Daep” is a slice of idiosyncratic pop from Yaysh, the title meaning “beautiful” in Vietnamese. Indeed, there’s a sort of unique beauty here, Yaysh’s quick and snappy vocals riding on a dark vein of electronica, with a minimalist backing similar to the most barren tracks from The Knife. Somewhere between singing and rapping, her vocals navigate the murky depths of the beat, emitting a sort of meditative, hypnotic trance in the enjoyably repeating structure. For fans of left-field-leaning pop, there’s a lot to like about the atmospheric explorations within Yaysh’s intriguing sound. Stream the track on Spotify here.

Yaysh’s new single “Twisted” can also be streamed here.

Mike Mineo

I'm the founder/editor of Obscure Sound, which was formed in 2006. Previously, I wrote for PopMatters and Stylus Magazine.

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