The Filipino artist continues to refine his unique lofi r&b diy pop, culminating in an exotic take on the superchill aesthetic of artists like connan mockasin, mild high club and frank ocean.
Lovesick, tender and smoother than a mac demarco falsetto, his music has an unfakeable home-recorded feel to make you feel better about that jai paul album that never came out. This is the stuff of woozy summer bbq afternoons, dialing down the sleaze and menace of previous work, and keeping things reeeeaaalll slow. Nice. “Merging LA rap and eastern atmospherics, Idris Vicuña’s border-crossing act (is) increasingly enthralling” - the guardian