Tridakk – “Stay Beside Me”


“Stay Beside Me” is a dazzling slice of electro-pop yearning from North Carolina-based artist and producer Tridakk. “Why don’t you stay beside me?” vocals ask amidst the spacey synth pulsations, conveying a sincere yearning alongside the spritzy synth tones. The vocals fade in the final minute as a playful synth gliding emerges alongside a backing wordless vocal lushness. A dreamy, spacey atmospheric converges with punchy vocal hooks throughout this catchy success.

Tridakk elaborates on the track: “This is a song I wrote depicting the feelings I have when there’s that one particular person I would give anything to be with but can’t. A longing for something that deep down you know will never come to fruition no matter how hard you try. Floating into the aether together, In the wrong directions.”

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

The track is also featured in the genre-based, best-of Spotify compilation Emerging Electronic Pop.

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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