Acidic Base – “Purple Skies”


Acidic Base is the Chicago-based project of Siddharth Goswami, a young (12 years old) musician with a clear aptitude for electronic music creation. Sid first got his start learning structures and chord progressions, then moving onto stringed instruments and later electric guitar and percussion. His debut album Purple Skies explores a blend of EDM and progressive house, emphasizing atmosphere and hypnotic song structures. The opening, self-titled track is an effervescent success that touts a feel-good vibe. You can stream the album on Spotify here

“I believe my music tends to be in the progressive house genre of electronic music,” Sid explains. “My main inspiration in this genre are deadmau5 and Eric Prydz, though I follow several other artists in various genres.” Speaking of the debut album, he says: “The album is a mix of various styles of music culminating into Electronic format. You will observe my love for improvisation directly in numbers like Halcyon and Mountain Face.”

The track is also featured in the genre-based, best-of Spotify compilation Bright Electronica.

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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