Joshua Beaches is a Johannesburg based, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He has been releasing music as Joshua Beaches’s since 2019, with 3 titles to date, namely a three Track EP ‘Elixer’ and two more Singles b/w B – Sides.
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Beaches has a style that is drawing from various traditional forms of folk music, jazz and rock to create a unique style that is a dreamy concoction of haunting melodies and subtle chamber orchestral textures on top of gently swaying grooves. The music serves to soothe and sublimate. The lyrical themes are sincere and often bordering on brutal sentimentality.
Today sees the release of his latest EP, Souvenirs of Love a more intimate view of the artist’s world than previous releases. The crooned vocal melodies, acoustic grooves and lush chamber pop arrangements create a sound and texture that is nostalgic and sentimental; a feeling that is echoed in lyrical content and is clearly a man coming to terms with the loss of intimate love, subsequent loneliness in a state of isolation and lockdown.
This is an attempt at sublimation, awakening and testimony. These songs were written, recorded and produced in Beaches’ flat in Illovo, Johannesburg during the lockdown of 2020/21. Songs to ease the lonely.
To get an idea of his sound, have a listen to Joshua’s track “Hollywood” below:
You can buy / stream Souvenirs of Love HERE.
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