If, like me, you’re new to the Swedish word “skisser,” it’d be hard to come by a lovelier introduction to the term than Alice Boman‘s debut EP this year. As mentioned in praise of opener “Waiting”, the title means “sketches” in English — a fitting description for demo cuts not meant to reach ears beyond the voice and keys playing them. Steeped in lo-fi hiss, the set is filled out by three unnamed tracks, simply numbered in the singular, skiss, à la Elliott Smith’s “No Name” tunes on Roman Candle. Boman’s most accessible tales of forlorn longing bookend the set, available now on iTunes, Spotify, and streaming above.
Stream Alice Boman’s ‘Skisser’ EP
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