Songs We Love: Farao, 'Hunter' : All Songs Considered An ethereal voice and the sparkle of electronics introduce a new singer from Norway whose avoids the trap of some electronic production — repetition.
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Songs We Love: Farao, 'Hunter'

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Farao is the music of Kari Jahnsen, a Norwegian musician, singer and songwriter. This song, "Hunter," seems to reflect the serene environment of the small village she's from, Ulnes, in a Nordic mountain valley with a population of five hundred. The song is an enchanting mix of her ethereal voice and the sparkle of electronics. What I love about this is she avoids what I think of as the trap of electronic music production — repetition. It's so easy to copy and paste, but Farao's songs are not that. They unfold at every turn in unpredictable ways. Her debut album, should arrive in the not-too-distant future. I can't wait to hear more.