es.cher – “mark”

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A gorgeous track with soulful electronic sampling and lush vocal allure, “mark” comes via UK producer es.cher. The track implements various vocal recordings from R&B singer Choruses from the Rock; es.cher chopped up the samples and raised the pitch, attuning the melodic cohesion within a soultronica and garage-beat aesthetic. The angelic, stutter-y vocals consume amidst hypnotic rhythms and effervescent synth-led flutters. Exuding a warm and fuzzy melodic character, “mark” is extraordinarily easy to get lost within and put on repeat; its soundscape and ethereal mixing makes for an addictive listening experience.

Describing the track further, es.cher says:

“The single focuses on dark, heavy subject matter about dealing with loss and wishing someone remembers you in a positive light; this is portrayed through soaring hopeful synths and an upbeat drum beat crossed with a sad chord progression and melody.”

This track and others featured this month can be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of January 2022’ Spotify playlist.

The track is also featured in the genre-based, best-of Spotify compilation Emerging Indie Electronic.

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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