Album of the Week: Niecy Blues | Exit Simulation

Exit Simulation is the full-length debut of Niecy Blues and it arrives fully formed, wrapped in gossamer clouds of mystery.

From the press release:

The music of Niecy Blues transposes reverie and reckoning into emotive devotionals of keys, guitar, bass, synth, and bewitched voice, steeped in sacred atmospheres gleaned from a youth spent in a religious Oklahoma household: “My first experience with ambient music was church – slow songs of worship, with delay on the guitar… even if you don’t believe, you feel something.”

Devotionals, spirituals, blues, jazz, trip-hop, R&B, and gospel-inspired forms form the foundation over which South Carolina’s Niecy Blues weaves her soulful meanderings, floating above the world like a spirit escaping the weight of physical form. There’s great gobs of gentle beauty amid stuttering atmospheres expertly crafted and layered for deep exploration.

Even if you don’t believe, you’ll feel something.