'Swoon' is the first single taken from the collaborative album Grenier Meets Archie Pelago, and it's a beauty. Combining the musicality of the Brooklyn trio Archie Pelago with producer Dave Grenier's skill for digital manipulation, the result has aspirations of Cinematic Orchestra and Bonobo. Sweeping woodwind, horn and strings are set to an exquisite and deeply textured electronic backdrop, with steel drums thrown in at the halfway mark, perhaps a reflection of the hazy warmth of San Francisco, where the record was put together in one week-long session. Completely instrumental, the beat loops through an array of percussive and jazzy notes, with highs and lulls that make for an addictive listen and will have you reaching for replay when it ends.
Grenier Meets Archie Pelago is out now on Melodic Records
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