Greg Hatem – “Show Me Your Hand”


Recorded in an isolated cabin on the Potomac River in West Virginia, “Show Me Your Hand” is the latest track from Greg Hatem. Inspired by The Hermit tarot card, the release presents a rhythmically active, psych-forward sound touting a consuming, textural pull. Per the Baltimore-based artist, the track is “about loving someone who is holding their cards a little too close to their chest.” Despite spanning slightly over two minutes, there is an ample atmospheric imprint. Synth flourishes at 01:25 add hauntingly to the murky rhythms and distant vocals. Throughout is a sound that masterfully blends hypnotic soundscapes with stimulating, moving rhythms. I’m definitely looking forward to hearing more from Greg Hatem.

Stream Hatem’s new EP Springlight on Spotify and other streaming platforms.

“Show Me Your Hand” and other memorable tracks from this month can also be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of May 2020’ 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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