Saturday, December 9, 2017

Spotlight: SOHN

SOHN’s personality is exactly what you’d expect after listening to his debut record Tremors—a nihilistic compendium set to airy synths and slow-motion bass. In conversation, the Vienna-based producer speaks in a measured whisper and comes across as thoughtful and even poetic. But SOHN’s idea of poetry might not appeal to everyone. While unpacking the song “Paralysed” on his album, the artist uses the word “beautiful” to describe a set of lyrics about feeling like someone could slit your throat and leave you on the side of the road. To him, that’s a metaphor for being in love. There are a lot of similar moments of what SOHN refers to as “positive nihilism” on the rest of the record.

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