“State Line” is a dreamy rock single from Looporia, the project of Daniel Lopez, also known as Daniel Longoria. Produced alongside Jordan Lawlor (J.laser from M83), “State Line” excels in its smoothly melodic vocals and jangly guitar lines. The mixing highlights the glistening guitar tones and mellow bass undercurrent, as the artist’s vocals escalate from the “peace of mind,” verses to a spirited uptick in the chorus. Flickering guitars enamor into the approach to the three-minute turn, as the vocals fade momentarily, prior to a “clear your mind,” concluding satiation.
This and other tracks featured this month can be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Emerging Singles’ Spotify playlist.
The track is also featured in the genre-based, best-of Spotify compilation Emerging Dream-Pop.