When I talk about music that I really like, I often end up mentioning the ‘vibe.’ It’s hard to describe why a song has a great or particular vibe, but you just know it when you hear one. When I had the opportunity to hear the debut single from local act luhx, I instantly fell into a calm, contemplative, relaxed mood.
The track, “Mess,” which is actually about a messy relationship (something not so relaxing), has an R&B feel to it and a sparse hip-hop beat over bright plucked strings and a variety of synths. Then, in comes a chopped up vocal line, that, while only singing one sentence, slowly reveals throughout the track what the whole line is.
Listen to the beautiful, soothing track and watch the equally mesmerizing video below.