White Balance are a fusion of opposites: dreamy melodies and hard-hitting beats, softly enticing songwriting and devastating lyrics.
The Helsinki based project - vocalist Maaria Nuoranne and producer Ilari Heinilä - are busy defining a sound of their own, a crisp, clear pop approach.
New cut 'Home' seems to nail it. Out on October 14th via VILD Recordings, it's shrew indie-tronica, both carefully constructed and entirely natural.
Continually contagious, the lilting vocal harks back to those summers of childhood. Maaria explains: “We were in the countryside when this song was written, and I started feeling like that again. It's both soothing and agonizing at the same time”.
Check it out now.
Photo Credit: Juho Länsiharju