The Audition from Moon King is an entertaining and excellent lesson in lo-fi synth pop, on which Canadian artist Daniel Benjamin runs his voice through a million of software paddles to neatly position it between walls of analog sound.
This is also a concept record, which is described by Benjamin as follows: «I’ve become fascinated with actors, auditioning, ‘trying to get the part’. Things that might seem silly in a high school drama class, but stay with you. Learning how to perform – whether that’s onstage, online, or at a job».
Stream below and get it here, available now through Arbutus Records.