Our recurring new music collection Origins is an unique platform the place musicians can supply perception into their newest launch. Immediately, NoSo shares “Parasites.”
LA-based musician NoSo (actual title Abby Hwong) has a preternatural capacity to convey the complexities of accepting one’s identification in its entirety. Forward of their upcoming debut album, Keep Happy with Me, NoSo shares a chunk of themselves within the hauntingly mesmerizing single “Parasites.”
Capturing emotions of isolation, “Parasites” manages to search out solace in feeling small in an infinitely giant universe. NoSo’s journey to discovering an area free from judgment is mirrored within the music video for the opening monitor of Keep Happy with Me, and so they discover the challenges of discovering oneself whereas navigating an intricate vary of feelings throughout self-discovery.
“Parasites” was made after a season of stagnation, as NoSo tells Consequence. “I recorded and produced the instrumental for ‘Parasites’ and shelved it — I wasn’t feeling very impressed about music normally and was largely anxious for my upcoming prime surgical procedure,” the Korean-American artist explains. “Put up-op whereas recovering, I used to be unable to play music for six weeks which made me miss it and develop a newfound appreciation. Once I returned to my music software program and located the ‘Parasites’ instrumental, I wrote lyrics addressing my youthful self about gender, surgical procedure, and the blissful, secure future we each are ready to expertise.”
NoSo additionally reveals how they’ve artistically recharged and what has re-sparked their love for songwriting. “Throughout the pandemic, I’ve been spending a whole lot of time journaling and making an attempt to attract/learn extra. I’ve additionally been voice-memoing a whole lot of my ideas and emotions as a form of solution to self-soothe throughout this very odd time,” NoSo says. “I simply received off east coast excursions with Yumi Zouma and Molly Burch which was an important expertise. Enjoying reside music once more actually introduced me again to sanity and jogged my memory how a lot I adore it.”
As for Keep Happy with Me, out July eighth through Partisan, it’s been within the making for fairly some time. “It’s been a very long time coming (among the songs I wrote years in the past) and I’m wanting ahead to lastly sharing the music with everybody,” says NoSo.
Watch the video for “Parasites” under, adopted by NoSo’s inspiration behind the discharge.