New Audio: Jai Wolf Releases an Anthemic M83-Like Single

Earlier this month, I wrote about the Bangladesh-born, New York-based electro pop Sajeeb Saha. Best known for his solo recording Jai Wolf, Saha’s work is inspired by a diverse and eclectic array of music, including indie rock, punk rock, hip-hop, classic music and Bollywood. Thematically, much of his work draws from his own experiences growing up as a third culture kid.

Saha’s full-length debut The Cure To Loneliness is slated for an April 5, 2019 release through Mom + Pop Music, and as Saha professes in press notes, “In my heart, this album is me,” professes. From the sounds to the lyrics, it’s everything that I’ve always wanted to do.” Now, as you may recall, The Cure To Loneliness’ M83-like “Your Way,” was a collaboration with Day Wave that’s centered around jangling guitars, shimmering and arpeggiated synths, soaring hooks, thumping beats and plaintive vocals — and interestingly, the song was a bitter lament from a narrator, who’s lonely and profoundly disconnected from everything and everyone, including himself. The Cure To Loneliness’ latest single is the anthemic instrumental composition “This Song Reminds Me Of You.” Owing a major sonic debt to M83, the track is centered around layers of shimmering and arpeggiated synths, warm blasts of guitars and a motorik groove — and interestingly, as a result, the track possesses a swooning urgency.

Jai Wolf will be embarking on an extensive North American tour on April 10, 2019 that will include an April 13, 2019 stop at Terminal 5.You’ll also see that six of the dates are already sold out, so get your tickets while you can, here: jaiwolf.co/TCTLtour.

TOUR DATES:
4/10 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
4/11 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
4/12 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
4/13 – New York, NY – Terminal 5
4/17 – South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground Ballroom
4/18 – Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmount
4/19 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
4/20 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
4/21 – Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
4/23 – Columbus, OH – The Bluestone
4/24 – Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue
4/25 – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
4/26 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall  (SOLD OUT)
4/27 – Minneapolis, MN – The Loft at Skyway Theatre
5/1 – Kansas City, MO – The Truman
5/2 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre  (SOLD OUT)
5/3 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre  (SOLD OUT)
5/4 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
5/5 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory Concert House
5/6 – Missoula, MT – The Wilma
5/8 – Vancouver, BC – VENUE
5/9 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo  (SOLD OUT)
5/10 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre
5/11 – Eugene, OR – McDonald Theatre
5/14 – San Luis Obispo, CA – Fremont Theatre
5/15 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
5/16 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
5/17 – San Francisco, CA – Warfield  (SOLD OUT)
5/18 – San Francisco, CA – Warfield
5/30 – Phoenix, AZ – Van Buren
5/31 – Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Expo Hall
6/1 – Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Expo Hall  (SOLD OUT)
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