The Familiar is an American-Norwegian transatlantic duo that was serendipitously above the Arctic Circle in Norway. They explore universal themes, infusing them with unconventional perspectives and angles. In their latest single, Starry Eyes, The Familiar fathom a transcendental soundscape with pulsing synths, ethereal bass lines, sultry vocals, and pensive melodies. It is cryptic and experimental in the best way as they blend electronic music and glances of pop to conceptualize the dreamy romance of the theme. 

Listening to the track is an exercise in sonic stimulation. Your brain synapses are simultaneously both hyper-focused and dazed, and it’s a beautiful space to be in. If you enjoy listening to Beach House, Cocteau Twins, Slowdive, and Atlas Sound are sure to enjoy the sublime weaves of Ruth Mirsk and Mads Martinsen. Listen Now! 

The duo have a meticulous eye for sonic craft for sure. It is apparent in the intricate details and stellar production value of their tracks. And to have a specific vision and execute it with such precision is incredibly difficult, but The Familiar comes through with cohesive sound alignments and seamless genre reconciliation. 

The track is available for streaming on popular sites like Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube Music, and Amazon Music! 

You can listen to Starry Eyes by The Familiar here –