The tellingly-named Endearments explore themes of heartbreak on their latest synthpop/dreampop hybrid, “Ocean.” Endearments is more colloquially known as Brooklyn native Kevin Marksson – the songwriter and synth-head describes, “Ocean” as:
“A no-stone-unturned glimpse into the pain of watching someone you love fall for someone else.” Brutal.
Musically, however, “Ocean” is an urgent, shiny song that makes use of vintage synth tones, an overdriven bass backbone, and discoesque drumbeats. We love the juxtaposition of heartbreak with a retro-flavored, but ultimately contemporary feel.
So now you’ve heard “Ocean” – time to swing by Spotify too to add it to your playlist.