Mehdi Benjelloun, also known as Petit Biscuit, has always been a joy to follow and audibly explore. Although, his music is EDM in a general sense, Mehdi's sound is something that only he has mastered painting with. Delving into his new album, 'Presence', I felt an indescribable curiosity. However, coming out of the album, I gained a newfound appreciation for him and his boundary-expanding approach to a genre that's changed my life.
As the rain and winds grew heavy throughout the Boston, a small crowd gathered on the floor of Northeastern's AfterHOURS entertainment venue. Contrasting the advancing storm and city clamor were a set of sedated tunes that whined and whirred throughout the locale as if possessed by an ethereal presence. Grouper, the solo project of Portland-based musician/artist Liz Harris, had once again brought her creative talents to the Northeast.