Scuba Dvala – “Soy Boy”


The contagious “Soy Boy” is a slice of lush synth-pop from Swedish act Scuba Dvala. Playful, gentle synth tones complement a hypnotic vocal presence that leads into an enchanting hook, one that expresses a yearning to be “your soy boy,” among gorgeous synth-laden twinkles. Subtle guitar twangs accompany the synth lead in the second half especially, the hook’s re-emergence at 02:21 proving captivating. This is a dreamy success, among the most immediately gratifying I’ve heard in the lush synth-pop niche this year.

“Soy Boy” and other memorable tracks from this month can also be streamed on Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of July 2018’ Spotify playlist.

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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