Image credit: Bence Szemerey
The time has come for us to introduce a new artist. Today’s pick is mïus, a Budapest-based audio and visual artist–his show naked waves will be exhibited on his 2023 tour–a signee of the record label Théque Records, a genre-defying producer, an architect by day, and a well-supported musician who has been featured on tastemaker publications like Mixmag UK and CLASH Magazine, where the latter called his multi-disciplinary nature “an interesting dichotomy – matching electronic innovation against a job [architecture] that is both very demanding, and very prosaic.”
A woody blend of block hits and disjointed percussive elements, mïus latest release, ‘Slow Burn’ ft. HALOSARA, accretes sonic strata like layers of acrylic on a canvas of soulful vocals and gentle, barely-perceptible pads. Using space with tact, the single occurs in pockets of silent moments, drawing listeners in to share its secrets with them.
The musician breaks down the inner workings of his latest release, saying, “As the title illustrates, it has a slowly building musical structure and also refers to the lyrics written by singer Sara Halo–HALOSARA is a newcomer singer-songwriter from Budapest’s music scene. The track is six broody minutes of analogue Electronica, where the main concept was to hang the heavenly blues-influenced vocal over the gentle, organic bass.”