The Soft: “Tropisms”.

24 Nov 2011 — Tonje Thilesen
We simply couldn't let this one pass unheard: The Soft's brand new (and free) EP Hot Summer found it's way to our inbox the other day and has quite literally been on repeat ever since. Defining The Soft's sound is not just a simple task, moving from electronically leaning coral pop to a way more mysterious build-up in the veins of Stay+/Christian Aids (just like "Venus Breath" below): distant, reverbed vocals and partly programmed, partly physically recorded beats — varying from what sounds like a stick being beaten against the wall of a cellar door to fingers snapping to a beat in a large room. Nonetheless, the result is beautiful. The Soft - Tropisms The Soft - Venus Breath