Mexico City duo Marbeya Sound formed years ago when its two members met serendipitously in an Acapulco hotel lobby, and began making sprawling, kraut-y instrumentals inspired by the resort city’s famously stunning landscape. “Semantic Drift” is a massive, visual track that’s best suited for the late-late-night, anchored by live drums and some occasional moments of melodic warmth. It’s somewhat classic-sounding, which makes sense considering they created their self-released debut LP, Colonies, using their huge collection of Soviet-era analog synths. Stream “Semantic Drift” below and check out a teaser trailer for Colonies, which drops September 24th.
Colonies Album Trailer