APPLE MUSIC - BEST OF THE WEEKThe best new gem on the US alternative scene, ANIMA! are an enchanting Californian and South African duo. A sincere female vocal spun with lush african harmonies in an electronic outfit, ANIMA!'s iconic sound is driven with a constant heartbeat of boutique drums, unexpected break-downs our build-ups to a euphoric epic.
Written from their creative spaces in the redwoods of California and Africa, singer-songwriter Arielle Vakni and producer Vicente Espi described their work as self-defining to their own name "anima - the breath of life in each of us." Songs of urge, hope, absence, compassion, awareness, to superficiality, these songs are a heartfelt anthem to “reflections of the self.”Inspired by their muses Sylvan Esso and Radiohead, the duo are devoted to writing new music that is truly unique. As a result, ANIMA! hold an unconventional electronic taste with a production flavored with pop, reggae, catchy Asian hooks to harmony driven development. The 10 song LP includes their first viral hit singles, 'Crave', a new version of 'Breathe', 'You're Alive' and 'Silver Screen', which reached viral on Spotify Global Viral50, Apple Music - Best of The Week, to Domino Records - Best of Indie. Premiered on Indie Shuffle, Hilly Dilly, and EDM.com ANIMA! are gem to discover this 2016.OUT NOW