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From the NYC submissions: Maris's bone-chilling ambient-pop

From the NYC submissions: Maris's bone-chilling ambient-pop

Earlier in 2016, NYC based Belgian singer-songwriter Mariske Broeckmeyer released her bone-chilling debut album 'On Gods And Other Things’ under the moniker Maris. The first track off the record, “How’s Things” immerses us into an astounding experimental soundscape, full of electronic details. An expansive, almost looped melody, sung with a soft, delicate expression, plays catch up with a slowly building rhythmic pattern; seemingly conflicting sonic textures somehow melt together to create a gracious, feral, ever evolving drone, at times reminiscent of Bjork’s darker compositions. The rest of the album employs samples and effects of the quirkiest variety, always faithful to some sort of avant-ambient language, which allows Mariske's slightly foreign sounding vocals to disclose their magnetism. - Ashley Muniz

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Published: December 01, 2016 |

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