hope is a bitter hand at the bottom of the ocean

Orenda Fink – Ace of Cups

On “Ace of Cups,” Orenda Fink‘s (Azure Ray) warm voice skates over ice-blue electronic melody. The structure of the synthesizer brings Fink’s details into focus – you can hear her breath, the movement of her lips,  the roundness of her vowels. The effect is strikingly and appropriately intimate.

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