With First Frost, their first release in English, Danish electro duo AyOwA are teasing their debut album Amoeba coming later this year with a beguiling slice of slow burning magical electronica.
Hannah Schneider’s haunting vocals are soft and intriguing melting into a distant backdrop of opaque slowly turning synth arpeggios that rotate into each other, creating a real sense of being surrounded. Like falling into an icy lake backwards in slow motion, it’s immersive and cold yet there’s hope entwined, with subtle warm evolving nuances capturing the imagination.
You’re never quite sure where AyOwA will go with their tracks, there is always the feeling upon listening that you’re delving into the unknown. With First Frost things stay minimal and beautiful throughout with hints of darkness an