Weston Smith – “Psychic”


Based out of Washington, D.C., Weston Smith crafts atmospheric synth-pop with gripping melodic appeal. The track “Psychic” shows just that, with added chamber-pop appeal, advancing from lounge-friendly lushness into a stirring fantasy with sparkling doses of synths. The track comes from Smith’s upcoming album Reflection Collection, out on 8/12.

“This album is special to me because I challenged myself to take a selection of some of my older material and mix it over from scratch,” Smith says. “I wanted to do this because I have learned so much from mixing and mastering my recordings and other’s recordings over the years and my quality has drastically improved, plus all of these songs still hold a special place in my heart.”

Originally released in December 2016, “Psychic” was – per Smith – “one of the first songs I had ever released that touched on my sense of anxiety and how I blatantly share my emotions in public without even noticing.” Piano, synths, and graceful vocals converge for a consuming aesthetic on this excellent track.

“Psychic” and other memorable tracks from this month can also be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of July 2019’ 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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