Track Premiere: Marcel Sletten “Sassafras”

The forest is aglow with bountiful arpeggios on the second single from Marcel Sletten’s forthcoming double album, Irish Words and a Bottle of Myrrh. “Sassafras” rises in pointed succession, the sun’s neon arc following a preplanned succession of aerial points. Warm synth pads move with purpose even with a softness around the edges. Plans always go awry, though, and the beauty of the moment becomes more … Continue reading Track Premiere: Marcel Sletten “Sassafras”

Foxy Digitalis Mix #16: Marcel Sletten

Marcel Sletten first came onto my radar because of his stellar label, Primordial Void. He’s released countless memorable albums, including his own work. Last week he released his debut full-length, Vicious Kisses, on the excellent sound as language label and it’s been a regular accompaniment to my early morning. Described as “Psychedelic folk music for the digital age,” Sletten’s sense of humor and playful sensibilities … Continue reading Foxy Digitalis Mix #16: Marcel Sletten