Premiere: Hullo – “Cold in the Sky”

photo by Deirdre Maguire

Canadian act Hullo merge dream-pop with infectious elements of guitar-pop, resulting in a consuming sound with a slick infectiousness. “Cold in the Sky” — which we’re happy to premiere — releases today, and meshes lush vocals with twangy guitars and an all-out dreamy soundscape. “My sound is an expression of honest emotion, sarcasm and anxiety, creating a similar downtempo energy as groups like Men I Trust and Homeshake!” explains Nick Bendzsa, aka Hullo, a Newfoundland-born musician. Lovely, gliding guitar work meshes with serene vocals and lush synths to show a captivating aesthetic that puts Hullo squarely on my radar.

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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