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Where would you place Glasgow’s self-confessed reclusive songwriter Edwin Organ on a musical map?

At the convergence of Jens Lekman, Sparks, summer breeze pop, disco, absurdity and heart-on-sleeve soiled romance.

Edwin Organ

Where would you place Glasgow’s self-confessed reclusive songwriter Edwin Organ on a musical map?

At the convergence of Jens Lekman, Sparks, summer breeze pop, disco, absurdity and heart-on-sleeve soiled romance.

With influences varying from Hiro Murai to Kahil Joseph to Tim and Eric (who without a doubt he shares a sense of humour) it’s not easy to compare Edwin Organ to another musician but you could file him alongside fellow absurdist LA Priest and Fascinator. Like them, Organ is keen to focus on his strong aesthetic, and stay well clear of being that beige boy.

New single “Truths and Beliefs” shows a more...muscular side to Edwin’s music. There are crunchy beats from the start, like hip hop 808s thrown into a shredder, and sharp synths stabbing through the percussion. But always adding a gentler touch is Edwin’s feathery croon and the parping electronics. If there was a Glasgow Riviera then Edwin Organ might be the Scottish take on the summery sounds of Metronomy.

2019 has seen Edwin release a tryptic of EPs, all centred around masculinity in the modern age; "These songs detail my revelations; the stark contrasts between the boomer and millennial man. We are very different, surprisingly similar, and all men none the less. Funny that eh. I wonder if any old boys have recently adopted a five step skin care routine? I have and you bet you I can affix a shelf to a wall whilst letting my toner dry in".