Montreal-based composer Ouri already has one notable album released this year, her Helena Deland collaboration Hildegard. But she's not quite done yet, and on October 22, Ouri will share her new solo album Frame of a Fauna. Today, you can hear two songs from the project: "High & Choking, Pt. 1," which despite its slightly terrifying title is an addictive slice of melodic techno-pop, and "Chains," a lush electronica track with soft, moss-like synth textures and a well-placed percussive sample of Aphex Twin's "minipops 67."
"Between fragmented souvenirs and sonic explorations," Ouri said of her album in a press statement, "Frame of a Fauna navigates mutable identity, magnetism, and initiating a sense of belonging in an eclectic sound. Mixing classical, field recordings, and electronic and future trip-hop, this album provides a soundtrack to reflect your own shapes and space in this lifetime."