As much as we like getting destroyed by radical dance music and sweet drops, we do need to recharge every once in awhile. In steps East Forest, a project driven by Trevor Oswalt since 2008. He is a traveled man, rambling through the majestic mountains to barren and distant deserts. As a result, the very environment he travels through affects the style of his work.
Most of his tunes are quite organic with hints of dream pop. He makes tracks that unifies the natural landscapes and the man-made soundscapes, which results in a very smooth yet intriguing approach to music. Today at EARMILK, we give you an early listen to "Carry Water", a song off of their upcoming album Orbits.
The song starts off with an acoustic piano with ambient noises subtly laced into the background. The ambiance of the song is what gives us this clean and crisp feeling, like a fresh water spring on the side of a mountain. There's a good mix of distortion and acoustic qualities that seemingly butt heads with each other, but in the end they find unison and harmony.
Find yours below.
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- Aquilo Records
- September 16, 2014