Common Souls’ electronic R&B thrives in the disconnect

Liminal space, defined as the threshold or in-between stages between rituals by Arnold van Gennep, is a state of limbo. It’s the wiping away of outside influence leading up to clarity — with a little distance, one can see clearer. Ryan Yoo and Nick Velez are regular pursuers of this idea. As Common Souls, an electronic R&B outfit based out of Los Angeles, the 20-somethings realized the need for physical distance in order to create. Writing Pyramid Lake, their stellar 2016 debut EP, meant retreating to an isolated cabin just north of LA, away from the city’s insistent hum. Their [...]

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