Hailing from Holland, 17 year old producer ORIG∆MI creates luscious, ethereal soundscapes; part M83, part Washed Out.
Trawling the internet, there is little evidence of ORIG∆MI’s existence at all, aside from a couple of blogs posts and his own bandcamp page. His debut EP, The Rapture was released in mid July and is a promising collection of electro-pop inspired tracks, complimented by the vocals of the young composer. The Toro Y Moi sampling track Your Advice is the most upbeat of the four; and there will undoubtedly be those labeling his music as chillwave, given it’s lo-fi tendencies and pronounced beats. EP opener Stendhal Syndrome does exactly what the title says, proving melancholic yet wholly euphoric. The immense beauty portrayed in parts of the composition of The Rapture show just how exciting a prospect ORIG∆MI truly is, and I have no doubt this won’t be the last time Beau Manancourt graces the pages of CitR. The Rapture is available via the ORIG∆MI bandcamp on a pay-what-you-like basis.