Ambient Electronic producer Koresma released his single ‘Snow Globe (ft. Axel Mansoor)’ on 15 November via his own imprint Koresma. The track is lifted from his upcoming EP North, part of a four-part series that follows on from previous EP’s East and West and boasts mixing credits by Shawn Hatfield of Audible Oddities (Amon Tobin, Tokimonsta, Eskmo, Papadosio).
Originally from Florida and Asheville, NC, but now based in Los Angeles, Ryan Lindberg is the son of a violinist father, and pianist mother. He cut his teeth learning to play the piano, and eventually moved onto guitar. This proved to be an invaluable tool, and the skills he learned playing by ear have stood him stead throughout his electronic music career. Also hailing from Los Angeles, Axel Mansoor is a multi-instrumentalist who has seen massive support from tastemaker Youtube channels such as Aminum Music, Sensual Musique, Cloud City, WaveMusic as well as Indie Nation, IndieCurrent and MOR Indie. The support continues with in the world of publications with The 405, Earmilk, Paste Magazine and Acid Stag.
Influenced by a wide spectrum of artists from the guitarist skills of Jimi Hendrix and John Mayer, to Flying Lotus, Aphex Twin, Four Tet, STS9, Tycho, and Bonobo, Koresma creates a blend of chilled electro-acoustic music centred around a strong drum groove. While comparable to counterparts such as Caribou, Aphex Twin, Four Tet and Tycho, Koresma’s sound is a unique sonic reflection of space and atmosphere, enveloping the listener in sonic warmth.
With delicate organic percussion meeting acoustic guitar strings at the beginning of the track, the listener is immediately met with a personal element of ‘“Let’s try that again”. Perfectionism shines strongly in the track as the rise and fall of Axel Mansoor’s harmonising vocals meets the steady rhythm set by the track. Embracing a simple calm, Koresma’s proclivity for the guitar shines through as it is lovingly performed.
Lindberg takes the time to eloquently describe the track, “‘Snow Globe’ mimics a snow globe in the way things are slowly moving and suspended in time with sequenced synthesizers, warm acoustic guitars, and organic percussion. The song takes you a meditative space where you can feel the warmth.”