Listen To Goa-Based Merak’s Cinematic Nu Jazz EP - ‘Manic Mode’

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Merak, the sibling duo from Goa, is an electronic artist group known for their multi-genre approach to music. Their compositions incorporate diverse instrumentation, intricate sound design, and poetic lyrics that prioritize storytelling and messages over conforming to a specific genre. Drawing inspiration from iconic artists like Radiohead, Portishead, Cinematic Orchestra, Patrick Watson, Billie Eilish, and Norah Jones, Merak's captivating sound transcends boundaries and offers a unique musical experience to their listeners.

Their debut EP, Manic Mode is an enchanting blend of dream pop, electronica, jazz, and rock, creating a harmonious fusion that captivates the senses. Each track is a meticulously crafted piece of art, where instrumentation and sound design intertwine with poetic lyrics to convey powerful messages. The duo's approach to music transcends the confinement of genres, as they prioritize storytelling and emotional depth over categorization. This artistic philosophy ensures that every note resonates with the listener on a profound level, leaving a lasting impact.

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What sets Merak apart from other emerging artists is their collaborative spirit. The EP is the result of a harmonious partnership with David Marston and Sahej Bakshi (Dualist Inquiry), who have provided invaluable creative guidance and technical expertise to the project. The synergy between these talented individuals has culminated in an EP that pushes the boundaries of sonic exploration, taking listeners on an introspective odyssey

A triumph of sonic alchemy; blending genres and defying expectations, Belinda and Brandon Mendes invite you to join them on a transformative journey, as they explore the depths of human emotion and boundless musical possibilities and reflect the diverse influences of the region that have shaped the duo's unique sound.

Follow Merak here and listen to the EP here.

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