‘Santa Teresa’ is an ambient composition reminiscent of Kid A’s ‘Treefingers’, featuring O’Brien’s distinctive textural guitar swells and effects meddling. It’s not exactly a a memorable, game-changing debut, but it’s certainly a nice little piece of music to mull over while you brew a cup of tea. Give it a listen below.
In April, O’Brien made a rare appearance on That Pedal Show and broke the news of his plans for a solo album, saying fans would hear material in September and that it would feature influences from Brazillian music, funk, jazz and psychedelia.
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