It's been some time since I've randomly come across a track on Soundcloud that I feel strays away from the electronic music mould. If there's a criteria for a type of track that consistently stands out for me, it's one that complies to expectations of emotional impact as well as forward-thinking concepts. The other day I stumbled upon "Goodbye" by asan and So Sus and it's been on repeat since. Producer asan hails from the city of Buenos Aires and is a producer to keep on your radar. He's already made his way to the game-changing Filet Mignon Compilation put together by Parisian label Record Record. The track "Àmber" featured in FM4, was a collaboration with Halpe and boasted a climatic drop with a range of peculiar sounds. So Sus representing Vancouver, BC demonstrates a dextrous sound that amplifies both production skill and visceral tonalities. His work is bass heavy, clean and always compelling.
Together, the two have come together to create a captivating assortment of sound. The creative work found in "Goodbye" caters to the pathos of listeners through intellectual sound design. Beginning with a fluttering and wading synth, the track's enigmatic tone is set. With a heart-wrenching yet honest vocal insert of "I don't love you anymore", the shattering synths demonstrate a sonic metaphor of loss and heartbreak. These shrilling disseminations create for puzzling emotions in listeners. Eventually, a glitched out rewind immerses audiences into a tension of frequencies. Static and thumping bass transparently peaks through the track, sealing in all it's tactful nuances.
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