PFFU – “(basking }} baking)”


The first single from their debut album, “(basking }} baking)” comes from New York-based artist PFFU. Slabs of guitar distortion complement a vocal nonchalance, exuding a debonair ’90s rock nostalgia. Whirring distortion and a soaring vocal dreaminess lead in the magnetic chorus, with a shoegaze-friendly appeal. “(basking }} baking)” feels like a pleasurable sonic journey through nostalgic rock touching stones, particularly hearkening to early ’90s alt-rock, grunge, and shoegaze.

This and other tracks featured this month can be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of September 2023’ 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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