By: Caitlin Hoffman
Aubergine Machine. Low-tempo, tranced, sweet. I listened to Sundown this morning, 7:32 AM with not a streak of light outside, anticipating cold and feeling considerably useless.
Aubergine Machine changed everything. Suddenly I was less alone.
I don’t think I could dance to them but I sure the fuck could sway. They are music for meditation. Waking up and living.
Shanti’s voice is a rippling peak, devastating and free. She cites influences such as Santigold (awesome!), Vampire Weekend, and No Doubt. This combined with producer Ian Carey’s undeniable experience, and the results are delicious.