24 Sep 2021
Review'Hasten Mercy' is the newest project from Head Fake member Michael Baker. This understated three-track EP keeps the instrumentation to a minimum, but is jammed packed full of creativity and jarring themes.
Opening track 'Star You Are' has a quirky fast paced beat but more of a mid tempo vocal delivery. The slight distortion on those vocals, along with the almost moody way Michael sings, gives a fabulous retro feel to the song, akin to Duran Duran in the 80s. All the while, the constant foot-tapping beat interspersed with synth sounds adds this modern vibe that makes this a really intriguing...