Never underestimate the soft-spoken ones: On her eponymous debut EP (above)
, Erika Spring’s voice hovers just above a hushed whisper, but the girl’s clearly got something to say. Over five tracks of intricately layered beats, synths and harmonies, Spring creates a refreshing blast of romantic electro-pop, both borrowing from the delicacy of her other project, Au Revoir Simone
, and mixing in a driving, danceable sound all her own. “I feel like a fire that just got turned on,” she sings in “Like a Fire.” We hope there’s more where that came from.