Atlanta Songwriter Suno Deko Shares “Bluets”

Suno Deko

FADER PREMIERE

Suno Deko, the project of David Courtright, initially took shape when the Atlanta songwriter was living in India and, according to a press release, was built around themes of alienation and detachment. But “Bluets,” this lovely five-minute introduction to his chamber-folk aesthetic, feels more hopeful than that inception suggests. It opens with a few loose strums and patiently adds more elements—vocals, a delicate riff, drums, more guitars—while remaining relatively sparse-sounding. The opening line (There’s a hole inside of me where courage used to be) is sung so prettily that I’m not even sure if it’s supposed to be a sad sentiment. The track will appear on Suno Deko’s debut, the Thrown Color EP, out July 22nd via Berlin-based label Stratosfear. The release was mastered by Foxes in Fiction—aka Orchid Tapes co-labelhead Warren Hildebrand—and Courtright has upcoming shows with multi-instrumentalists like Mutual Benefit and How To Dress Well, which makes a lot of sense, considering. See those dates below.

Stream: Suno Deko, “Bluets”

7/01/14- Atlanta – The Earl *
9/8/14 – Atlanta – Terminal West ^
10/18/14 – Tucson, AZ – Club Congress %
10/19/14 – Albuquerque, NM – House show %
10/21/14 – Austin, TX – Red 7 %
10/22/14 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada %
10/23/14 – Norman, OK – Opolis %
10/24/14 – Fayetteville, AR – House show %
10/25/14 – Kansas City, MI – Czar %
10/26/14 – Columbia, MO – House show %
10/27 /14 – St. Louis, MO – Luminary Arts %
10/28/14 Louisville, KY Zanzabar
10/30/14 Pittsburgh, PA Club Cafe

* = w/ Hundred Waters, GEMS
^ = w/ How To Dress Well
% = w/ Mutual Benefit

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