Isaac Delusion. Photo by Antoine Robin.
Vibe is a tough concept to describe, and an even tougher one to nail. On the Early Morning EP, the French duo Isaac Delusion perfectly defines the contours of airy indie-electro, elevating it to something far more nuanced and deeply therapeutic. Imagine a cool drink of lemonade, or a well-timed breeze: This is a record that will handily take the edge off the most ass-clenching of hangovers, and it easily gets our vote for best thing I heard this week. Stream it below, and then I'll say a few more words about it.
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