The blossoming Los Angeles-based imprint Moving Castle has released hits from the likes of Manila Killa, Virtual Riot and Chet Porter. This time, Valentine, Naji and 4AM make their Moving Castle debut with a fresh track titled, "Us". All talents have their distinct talents and their collaboration really highlights each of the artist's unique features. Valentine's is best known for distinguishable sharp and sparkly synth work, while 4AM embraces afantastical melodies and Naji's vocals are raw and smooth as hell. Together, the three come together to deliver a sweet magic in "Us", delivering an exquisite track that balances glitch, peppy melodies and total feel good emotions.
"Us" begins with a silky bounce and playful vocal work to set the mood. The almost juvenile style of synths are curated to poke at our inner child. "Us" might speak strongly to us "almost adults" who have yet to still grow up, still played by that Peter Pan syndrome. Luminated synths over punchy drums create a colorful soundscape, crafting a a cellophane draped hodge podge of cheerful sounds. This track marks a unique revelation in the realm of electronic music, pairing innovative sound design with soul-infused vocals, a trend Moving Castle has definitely spearheaded.