lost,there – “looking for”


First catching our ears last month with the synth-laden rocker “idwbs,” André Vargas Roo’s lost,there project again impresses with melodic songwriting that incorporates rock and synth-pop. “looking for” touts a more electronic-driven direction, comparative to the steady rock pulsations of “idwbs.” Lo-fi rhythms and a lush synth pad contemplate yearning vocals initially, joined shortly by a reflective guitar line, evolving more prominently in the second half. “What are you looking for?” the emotive chorus asks, capped off by a stellar guitar accompaniment in the final minute. The track’s evolution from more understated synth-forward yearning into expressive guitar tones plays with seamless entrancement. “looking for” is another success from lost,there.

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