Every now and then, the universe will align just right and an artist will fall into your lap that makes you wonder, “How the hell have they not blown up yet?” Today, that just so happens to be 23 year-old electronic producer Aibai and her new single “Glow,” featuring indie vocalist Swims.
Finding her home in Minneapolis, it’s been only two years since Aibai first began releasing her own remixes of pop artists along the lines of Khalid, Billie Eilish, and Frank Ocean. Pulling inspiration from the likes of Flume, ODESZA, and indie alternative stars Clairo and Goth Babe, it wasn’t long before Aibai discovered her niche within the ambient electronic realm.
As her production ability organically progressed, Aibai has felt comfortable branching out to other genres, experimenting in indie and R&B.
“‘Glow’ is a perfect example of that.”
I decided to combine the genres and make an indie electronic EP. This first single ‘Glow’ is a perfect example of that. With the indie vocals of Des who goes by Swims (and is the bass player in Early Eyes) combined with my ambient music, I was able to produce the indietronica sound I was going for!”Aibai
With feel good, harmonic synths lapping at the surface, “Glow” is about unplugging and immersing yourself in nature. Matching that, the single puts us in the mood to hang out in a hammock with our friends.
If you have a favorite chill playlist, “Glow” will make the perfect addition. And we highly encourage you to sift through the rest of Aibai’s Soundcloud for more underground gems!
Listen to “Glow” by Aibai and Swims below
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