Along with all the great music he's given us as Emancipator, Doug Appling has introduced many artists to the world through his label, Loci Records. One of the standouts is Stèv, who the label introduced with 2013's Elsewhere EP. Since then he's been hard at work preparing a debut album, Beyond Stolen Notes, which will be unveiled May 18th. You can stream the lead single "Hills Are Floating" now, a dazzling progression for the Italian artist's lush, meditative soundscapes. Airy melodies and acoustic strings intertwine for a soothing track that conjures images of the Mediterranean region Stèv calls home.
"Hills Are Floating" is also available as a free download over at Stèv's Bandcamp.
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"Hills Are Floating"
- Loci Records
- 'Beyond Stolen Notes' out 5/18