Rom-Com was the first song from our month long session at my loft in downtown LA— The concrete floor and high ceilings created a sort of cavernous sound. Sean would loop guitar and synths while I played drums and introduced additional synthetic textures: It was important for us to play everything without edits, limiting ourselves to only a few select elements. We are obsessed with records like Second Edition [Public Image Ltd.] and The Pleasure Principle [Gary Numan]; records where spirit and improvisation guide expression. We wanted to create a ‘wall-of-sound’ between the two of us. The lyrics are from the perspective of trying to find your existential footing in the cyclical information spiral. My wife Carlson wrote a poem while listening to the instrumental for the first time that became the words to the chorus.
The Los Angeles-based electronic music producer turns to the Middle Eastern and Indian pop of their youth, alongside house, disco, and R&B, and transforms it into four-on-the-floor dance anthems. Bandcamp Album of the Day Feb 12, 2021