House Husband – “New Life”


The lush and hazy “New Life” is an intriguing success from House Husband, representing the project’s debut single. Twinkling synths and a murky bass-forward hop assemble amidst a serene vocal delivery, bolstered gradually by glistening keys evoking a nocturnal ’80s nostalgia. A lingering, eerie synth tone approaching the two-minute turn adds engagingly to the soundscape, concluding with a serene synth-pop familiarity.

The audible inspirations of ’70s jazz fusion, ’80s synth-pop, and modern psych-pop culminate in a thoroughly compelling sound, one that has me anticipating what’s next from House Husband.

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