fbpx
Mo Klé - Parallel Worlds

UNXIGNED is independently run by a team of freelance writers and music curators helping underrated artists get the attention they deserve and guilt-tripping fans into checking out the irresistible. Help us keep the lights on with your riches, you lucky mortals or, better yet, give it to the most needy.

Flip on the TV and see presidents, rock stars, and the Kardashians. The distance between these lives and the one holding that remote is vast. Mo Klé’s latest single, “Parallel Worlds”, jumps right into this gulf.

The dichotomy slides into the orchestration in the first seconds with bright guitars and subdued bass. Sitting sharply between the two rests René Grünenfelder’s voice. Drawing on the storytelling-tradition of Americana, folk, and singer-songwriter genres, the pain of this separation comes alive.

Best new tracks

MINK - Into the Night MINK – “Into the Night” November 8, 2021 by Ben McCoy
Salarymen - All In Vain Salarymen – “All In Vain” November 10, 2021 by Ben McCoy
Blake Morgan – “Down Below or Up Above” November 23, 2021 by Ben McCoy

“We’re living in parallel worlds, so distant like heaven and hell,” Mo Klé explains. It’s untraversable. And yet, there’s something in those glitzy lives that makes us think that one day, that’ll be us. “Somewhere in the suburban streets behind large television screens,” we may even be watching the same celebrities, but that doesn’t mean our paths are the same.

As the synth organ chords creep into the mix, reverberating in the newly opened space, it draws its own parallel: a tonal distinction from the guitars. In fact, the warble makes the guitar feel smooth, filling the bass’s role from earlier.

See also  Grady Strange - "Karma's A Gun"

The strong narrative weave from beat to syllable proves promising for the full album release on October 29th with this titular track.

Stream “Parallel Worlds” below.

Support UNXIGNED

Support independent music journalism. Support UNXIGNED.

UNXIGNED is all about the indie. As an independently run music and artist discovery blog, UNXIGNED's core values are founded on the belief that music, being a universal language and an essential part of culture, must be celebrated no matter the scene an artist represents. It is our mission at UNXIGNED to help deserving indie artists—seasoned and new—be heard globally and to produce quality content for readers and listeners to enjoy.

If you approve of this cause and wish to show your support for its upkeep and furtherance, you may do so by making a donation in any amount. Bless you.

If you're in the Philippines and have GCash, you may send your donation by scanning our QR Code through your GCash app.

We understand that not everyone is in the position to donate, given the most pressing problem we all face these days. Alternatively, you can show some love by simply spreading the word about UNXIGNED and the music you care about.

Leave a Reply

UNXIGNED

Highlighting the finest of underrated music.

Grow with us!

Region