Pop music often falls into the tropes of love, desire, and wanting things you can’t have or had and lost. In real life these feelings can lead to inertia, melancholia, and ennui.
So what happens when those sentiments are expressed through huge melodies and danceable beats?
There’s a group of young St. Louis-born musicians who have toured the country and developed strong online fan bases, despite having released only handfuls of tracks. Their songs are connected stylistically and thematically by this exploration of pairing propulsive beats with a sense of want.