Sobhhï says he feels that he’s lived his life in a dissociative haze.

When asked to describe his inspirations, the R&B singer, who for years has purposefully kept his identity foggy, said people inspire him less than “sensations” do. “There are so many moments I didn’t feel like I actually lived through,” he said. “It feels as though the physical experiences happened quickly, but realization occurred [long after], the way thunder does after lightning.”

The young lo-fi crooner curates music with a similar aesthetic. Shrouded in thick 808s and ethereal dream-pop samples, Sobhhï sounds as if he’s floating, drugged-out at a party he knows he should be present for and enjoy. His diaphanous sound creates the feeling of an endless night, which is probably why he calls his imprint NUIT SANS FIN.

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