Cape Town’s Yellow House paints a contrasting psychesoul picture: “Control”

South Africa-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Emile van Dango, that you might know as Yellow House, recently released a third single in anticipation to his debut EP. The track is named “Control“.

After a 2-year-long career as a folk musician, Yellow House has been experimenting and crafting his own music genre. He seems to have found his place where he can smartly mix indie soul, psychedelic and dream pop.

On his latest single, “Control”, the arrangements are nicely reminiscent of Panda Bear‘s work while keeping this charming home-made touch that is very much part of its appeal. It sounds like a deepening re-work of his previous track “Stray”, offering a lusher production and finding a way into an even-warmer direction. This soulful approach was minor in his dreamy and soaring debut track “Better Views”; these new shades open up interesting perspectives for his upcoming releases.

About this new single, the artist wrote:

“Control” is written as a musical opinion piece. A reflection on our human desire to fight for control in every aspect of our lives. From our encounters with love and friendships, to our career choices and social interactions, we all share one common trait. The fear of giving up control.

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When he has to describe his music project, the artist likes to talk about Vincent van Gogh’s famous painting of his Yellow House in Arles, a city in the South of France. As his music, this oxymoronic piece of art encapsulates both light and dark.

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“Control” is now added to our daily-refreshed Spotify playlist: DAILY DOSE FOR MUSIC JUNKIES.

Yellow House will release his debut “A Carnival of Fears EP” in early 2017. Meanwhile, connect with the Cape Town’s artist via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Soundcloud.

BONUS: Re-discover his debut track “Better Views”

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