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"Montreal artist Ilichna Morasky's musical project Strangerfamiliar is still in its early stages, but this stranger is quickly becoming familiar ..."
"The Montreal-based multi-faceted artist is officially on our radar.
Strangerfamiliar just released La Secuencia, a 5-song EP that explores the notion of time, astrology and numerology while reflecting on on the past year where she found her way back to self-trust."
"Morasky's predilection for the abstract and her ability to provide an understated musical counterpoint to the gut-wrenching emotions behind the track's lyrics are but two of these piece's charms.
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"Psychedelic, oscillating synths replace the Amazon’s cicadas and birds as the steady foundation for the track’s trippy beat, which gradually shifts in complexity, adding and subtracting elements as
the panned snares echo off the layers of haunting
“Delivering a lyrical electro-pop and folk tinged sound, [Fire Under Water] establishes her first musical foray with a very personal tone where vocals intertwine to create soothing soundscapes. An artist to look out for in 2016.”
"Insecure is a track which stems out from raw emotions felt during heartbreak but it sounds nothing the many typical pop songs which delve into the same subject matter."
Strangerfamiliar is a Chilean born, Canadian raised visual artist and self-taught musician currently based in Montreal. A one woman band building ethereal vocal, ukulele, drum, and synth loops, Strangerfamiliar’s sound is much like drifting into a dream of an isolated neon church deep in an Amazonian jungle. Dubbed crypop: a new genre for when you want to dance and cry at the same time. Strangerfamiliar’s music is most closely associated with dream pop. Voir.ca has described StrangerFamiliar’s music as “delivering a lyrical electro-pop and folk tinged sound, [Fire Under Water] establishes her first musical foray with a very personal tone where vocals intertwine to create soothing soundscapes,” and has described her as “an artist to look out for.”