Porches, the musical project of Aaron Maine, has released his first new music since The House came out in early 2018. New single 'rangerover' could be said to be a taste of what's next, but he has also said that "[Porches] is an exploration of any sound or idea that I find interesting in that moment, the idea being that these seemingly isolated ideas will become unified in the context of the Porches catalogue." So it is just one snapshot in time.

Speaking on 'rangerover' specifically he says " i got home and laid out my back-to-school clothes. it’s a sunset, its a dead leaf, it’s sand in your mouth, it’s sunscreen in your eyes, it’s i’m never coming back, it’s holding hands, its pissed to miss you, it’s beige leather seats, it’s summer song, it’s i’ve got proof, it’s crashing the car, it’s ciao for now cuz it’s never over, it’s ricky and julie in the range rover."

All these ephemeral images are captured in 'rangerover' and basked in the sunset-glow of his blocky synth melodies. Maine's androgynous and warped voice is perfect for this kind of song, making the personal universal and breathable. The thump of some of his most popular tracks is absent here, instead allowing the moments to cascade down like a fine mist, swamping you in feels.


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