Mar Omin Shares New Album ‘Extricate’
Mar Omin Shares New Album ‘Extricate’: The Amsterdam-based solo artist Mar has enjoyed a remarkable career, captivating audiences across Europe and earning accolades from esteemed publications such as Complex, i-D, C-heads, Gigwise, Notion, Acid Stag, Earmilk, Majestic Casual, Vice, and BBC Radio 1xtra. With a fervent fanbase eagerly anticipating new material, Mar continues to forge ahead, making his mark in the music industry.
Mar’s discography is a testament to his versatility and artistry. From the enchanting electronic soundscape of ‘When I’m Gone’ to the heartfelt journey of ‘Little Bird’ and the explosive energy of ‘No Goodbye,’ his album offers ten exquisite neo-soul compositions. Each track is a testament to Mar’s sonic depth, featuring soul-stirring vocals, intricate melodies, and introspective songwriting that resonates with audiences on a personal level.
The album, aptly titled ‘Extricate,’ delves into Mar’s personal journey of breaking free from negative self-beliefs and toxic relationships. It serves as a testament to the process of liberation, both for oneself and others. Through his music, Mar explores themes of personal growth and overcoming obstacles, inviting listeners to reflect on their own journeys of self-discovery.
Collaborating with talented musicians, Mar produced, composed, and wrote the album. Guitarist Daniel Malet, singer Szjerdene (known for her work with Bonobo and Lapalux), and cellist Sander Molder (an alumnus of Red Bull Music Academy) contributed their expertise, adding depth and texture to the soundscapes. Mar’s vision was to create an album that mirrors his mental health journey over the past three years, drawing inspiration from his daily journals and introspective reflections. By diving deep into his emotions and experiences, Mar sought to craft an album that goes beyond surface-level expression.
Raised in a musical environment on a houseboat, Mar has been immersed in rhythm and melody from an early age. His forthcoming self-produced debut album, ‘Extricate,’ serves as a therapeutic outlet, showcasing his sensitivity, emotional intelligence, progressive mindset, and ambitious spirit. Each track encapsulates a complex realm of emotions and thoughts, delivered with a subtle clarity that resonates with listeners. Through his soulful vocals and poetic lyrics, Mar communicates vulnerability and fragility, drawing from love, honesty, and introspection. His artistry transcends time, establishing him as a timeless vocalist and poet.
With ‘Extricate,’ Mar not only reveals his artistic depth and range but also demonstrates his ability to create a cohesive body of work that can be experienced live. As he embarks on this new chapter in his musical journey, Mar invites audiences to join him on a profound and introspective exploration of the human experience.