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Posted November 30, 2022 by Mike Mineo in Synths + Guitars
 
 

Deltawelle – “Alles soll schön sein”

Photo Credit: Bob Sala

A catchy new track that meshes sharp-cutting synths with playful guitar eruptions, “Alles soll schön sein” comes via Deltawelle, a band from Leipzig and Berlin. The German project impresses with a sound that meshes dexterous new-wave synth theatrics with a post-punk guitar-laden fervency. Per the act: “The name comes from the fact that many song ideas arise unexpectedly from the subconscious, just before sleep.”

The track title translating to “Everything should be beautiful,” “Alles soll schön sein” represents the project’s debut single, and comes via the EP of the same name. The self-produced success relays the feeling of “how someone fails to capture happiness desperately.”

A deep bass line finds reflective accompaniment from chipper guitars and a suave vocal lead, gradually escalating. Spacey synth prominence emerges during the intriguing bridge, which expands into a satiating vocal hook with shades of Damon Albarn. “Alles soll schön sein” is a fun, accomplished success from Deltawelle.

Check out the track’s music video:

This and other tracks featured this month can be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of November 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. Send your music to [email protected].