CMU Approved

Approved: Eckoes

By | Published on Thursday 22 March 2018

Eckoes

At CMU and the FAC’s recent Artist:Entrepreneur Day, Eckoes – real name Dilys Uwagboe – spoke about the compromises you sometimes have to make as an a emerging artist. She was recalling how she scored an opportunity to play the Henley Festival, but that required her to perform an acoustic set. Very much an electronic artist, she nonetheless accepted the gig and pulled together a successful unplugged show.

It was with that anecdote in mind that I pressed play on the new video for recent single, ‘SBF’. As a song, it definitely has the strength to be stripped back to its vocals and an acoustic guitar, but given the choice I think I’ll go for the full production. On record, the track slowly ripples in fluid movements. Its atmosphere is intoxicating, with individual instruments lightly applied in layers to slowly envelop you.

Eckoes plays The Hospital Club in London on 6 Apr. Put yourself on the guestlist for that here.

Watch the video for ‘SBF’ here:

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