Do you enjoy the sounds of Bon Iver, Olafur Arnalds and Ben Howard, then you’re sure to love Moscato. With decades of experience in various musical endeavours, the Italy-based singer-songwriter shares intimate sounds with his latest project. Featured on Nexus Music Blog, Indie Top 39, iHeart Radio and many other online radio stations, Moscato is gaining attention on a global scale. The latest addition to his well-received discography is ‘Lively Silence’.
From his upcoming album The Path of Least Resistance, ‘Lively Silence is an acoustic-inspired follow-up to the synth-laden ‘Ljomi’. It is true that there is an underlying electronic beat interspersed throughout the track. In fact, Moscato draws you in with hazy synths, but the transition to a basic guitar demonstrates his versatility as an artist. He showcases innovativeness by combining organic and synthetic instrumentation into a soothing single track. As with previous singles, ‘Lively Silence’ creates an ethereal ambience suspending you in mid-air with the hypnotic tone.
Yes, there is a haziness to the track, but the barebones nature acts as an anchor in the swirl of sound. Using a personal stream-of-consciousness narrative, Moscato attempts to “describe silence with sounds and words”. Despite the rich warmth of Moscato’s vocals, ‘Lively Silence’ has a haunting effect with an otherworldly sense of melancholy. Aptly named, the single fills one’s soul with a robust calm and leaves you shivering with goosebumps.