Single Review

Eli Raybon traverses the skies with new single | “Empathy Test”

Sci-Fi gets bad press sometimes. Sure, there are going to be people who take it too far but how come it’s considered normal to mock a lad dressed as Luke Skywalker but not even a thing considered when flocks of people rock a top bun? It doesn’t make sense. Sci-Fi is a genres that traverses through dimensions, time and space yet we allow reality tv to be a thing without any hint of scrutiny.

Eli Raybon looks to defy and convert those who judge with his upcoming Sci-Fi concept album Supertoys but has provided a new single in “Empathy Test”. Loaded with glitches, Stranger Things-intro sounds and a drumkit straight from the 80s, this is a single that cannot be hated. Eli’s soulful croon adds a darker tone to this otherwise retro sound, and how can you not enjoy the bubbling vibrancy of the instrumental?

The heavy basslines, dancefloor-influenced beats and even the spaceship battle that seemingly forms midway makes “Empathy Test” one of the most enjoyable songs we’ve heard in a long while. Long live Eli Raybon, and we cannot wait to hear Supertoys.

0 comments on “Eli Raybon traverses the skies with new single | “Empathy Test”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: