ONNI BOI‘s new track “Tides” is out on Lyktan.
Following up on his 2017’s debut EP OB EP, Helsinki-based artist Onni Poika Pirkola (Poika stands for boy in Finnish) is back with a new track… and a new sound. While most of his previous songs were ethereal and ambient-soaked, his new offering, “Tides,” sounds like a phosphorescent disco-pop tune.
Driven by ONNI BOI‘s androgynous vocals, the track draws equally from 80s synth pop (the Pet Shop Boys would approve that one), indie pop and underground house music. But behind the cheesy and light-hearted soundscapes, the artist did not lose an ounce of his melancholy. About the meaning of the track, ONNI BOI detailed: