Jeremy Amato – “Hatemail”


An infectiously pulsing pop success from Los Angeles native Jeremy Amato, “Hatemail” captures the artist’s genre-hopping enthusiasm. Murky vocals and palpitating synths craft a mellow enticement initially. “‘Cause I don’t really give a fuck,” Amato lets out during the ensuing escalation, assuming a dance-friendly form as the synths burst with enthusiasm. The vocal passion and coinciding rises remind fondly of Avey Tare.

The track balances lusher, spacey pop contemplation seamlessly with the invigorated hook, making for a ceaseless entrancement. A standout production with melodically infectious results, “Hatemail” is a stellar showing from Jeremy Amato.

Amato’s releases thus far have embraced a synesthesia-oriented “Yellow” theme. Each subsequent release will explore this concept further, “until all of the colors of the rainbow are complete.” The culminating, upcoming EP is entitled Yellow.

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