Gloopy, undersea vocals cut into pieces, swirling synths, sunshine chords and a hint of Dilla-hop or “Dreamhop”. That is one way to describe Glaswegian producer Soosh’s music. Following on from his self-titled EP, SoFar, released through Dutch label Fremdtunes, is another journey into the producer’s sun splattered undersea musical world.
Though the EP sometimes sits a little too close for comfort to the James Blake/Mt.Kimbie style, Soosh does manage to carve out his own sound, epitomised by snippets of carefully arranged vocals and spoken word, patched together with sparse percussion and really warm soothing, subby bass. It is an EP of late afternoon autumnal sunshine and if it were a colour it’d be dusty orange: