|MH-293 Sun Glitters - Scattered Into Light
Scattered Into Light is the Mush debut from the Luxembourg based electronic act, Sun Glitters. The eleven-track album remains true to the glitchy r&b and deep tech-house sound that has blasted Sun Glitters into the consciousness of electronic music fans over the last two years. Stuttering beats and wobbling synths are soft-focused through a sun-bleached lens in a way that will appeal to synth-pop, ambient, and dustup fans in equal measure. Scattered Into Light is the first Sun Glitters release to completely integrate a vocalist, as Italian ingenue Sara Cappai lends her talents to over half the tracks. The result is awash with star-gazing melodies, bubbly bass, and textured beats that give equal nod to house and hip-hop. Scattered Into Light is an wonderful release and makes a compelling case for Sun Glitters as a refreshing new artist.
|Blisteringly beautiful sound” - BBC / It simply captures a nice moment, and that’s enough - Stereogum / Ferreira manages to unearth an elusive sweet spot left in the wake of chillwave and LA's instrumental beat scene - XLR8R / It's a gorgeous soundtrack to any trip - Exclaim!
|If you don't think melancholy can be joyful too, you haven't listened to Sun Glitters, the solo project of Luxembourger Victor Ferreira. On his debut, Everything Could Be Fine, Ferreira strongly evoked contemporaries like Boards of Canada, Tycho and Shlohmo, albeit with IDM's capital I swapped for nostalgia's N.
The almost too aptly named Sun Glitters shuffles, claps, jangles and sparkles on Scattered Into Light, but mostly, yes, it glitters, in the same way a flare does, dancing across a lens when the sun hits it just right. The new album finds Ferreira incorporating more vocals into the mix, mostly provided by Diverting Duos' Sara Cappai, but her haunted croons on "Closer to the Sun" and "Only You" only add more fuel to the nostalgia fire.
It's hard to differentiate the individual tracks on Scattered Into Light, but that's a minor quibble. Taken as a whole, it's a gorgeous soundtrack to any trip, especially ones down memory lane. - Exclaim!