Leaving Laurel releases three-track ‘A Secret Place EP’ on Anjunadeep
“Leaving Laurel is a tale of two old friends connecting musically for the first time after almost a decade. Inspired by recording into an old, thought to be broken, cassette tape player, a new project materialized seemingly out of thin air – something neither of us knew we were looking for.”
Their latest EP, ‘A Secret Place’ softly treads the indie-electronic waters favored by the likes of Kiasmos, Catching Flies, and Christian Loffler. The EP includes acoustic instrumentation blends with electronic arrangements. This organic/electronic marriage is subtle and considered, but at times offers great contrast, as evidenced in opening track ‘Rosaro’, which starts delicate but gives way to a strong guitar-led chorus. Title track ‘A Secret Place’ picks up the pace and introduces Pierce’s vocals, whilst closing piece ‘Guardian Angels Watch Down On You’ offers a driving fuzz-filled binge.
A Secret Place
Guardian Angels Watch Down On You