If there’s anyone who knows their way around a full-bodied, melodic piece, it’s Facundo Mohrr. The burgeoning talent hails from Argentina, a hotbed for this type of sound that has birthed iconic artists like Hernan Cattaneo, Kevin Di Serna, and beyond while also serving as a mecca for clubbers enjoying the sound. Not to mention, Facundo also found his way into the musically like-minded Burner culture, which led to a natural alliance with Lee Burridge and the All Day I Dream camp.
His Valdovinos collaboration “November” was well-received, catalyzing an entire EP on the iconic imprint shortly thereafter. The four-track La Espere is thus a culmination of everything that makes Facundo a standout talent; intricate layering, soft pads, and dynamic instrumentation. Dancing Astronaut is particularly keen on “The Blue Bird,” a cinematic cut that blooms like a flower into a free-flowing piece with a sentimental climax. Each listen brings about something new to keep the listener on their toes, whether it’s noticing the twinkling piano chords in the first half of the song, or the cleverly-placed hits of pan flute toward the end. “The Blue Bird” is thus a beautifully adaptable piece, working well as a piece to be consumed at home, or on the dancefloor when needing a meditative boost.
Order a copy of La Espere, out on November 16, here.