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Stream Oscar Beautiful Words EP (First Listen)

Oscar Scheller blends the earnest balladry of the barbershop quartet era with laptop-pop slickness. His new EP Beautiful Words contains sweeping, poignant ballads like its title track and glitchy, R&B-indebted jams like “Daffodil Days“. I hear Morrissey’s shaggy sadness haunting Oscar’s vocal style, but that’s certainly not a bad reference for a London bedroom-pop singer […]

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Oscar – “Stay”

Oscar Scheller’s laptop-pop is quickly becoming one of London’s finest exports. He shared the Beautiful Words EP’s title track a few weeks ago, and today we get to hear “Stay.” It’s a jangly bit of melancholy pleading that swirls with looped ennui more akin to Real Estate than Oscar’s Britpop peers. Listen.

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Oscar – “Beautiful Words”

The stalking specter of Morrissey looms large over plenty of Britpop, but London’s Oscar Scheller manages to channel the iconic singer’s dramatic deep deadpan without coming off as a derivative. On the title track and lead single off his new EP, Beautiful Words, Oscar constructs his own wall of swirling orchestral pop. Earnest in all […]