O Mer – Icarus

Brooklyn-based multi-genre composer O Mer has not forgotten his roots.  Emerging from the Tel Aviv underground, O Mer enlists his roles of singer, guitarist, beat maker and producer to bring to you in his latest offering electronic music organic to his native country as well as incorporating his own unique twist to the sound.

“Icarus” is an invigorating listen filled with a startling sound with reverberating vocals and undertones of electronic nodes.  Bleeps and blips of technological sound resounds with O Mer’s tender and vulnerable vocals.  The music has an uncanny mellow vibe to it, ingrained with a sense of great indie-rock/pop sound.

Altogether O Mer’s music recalls the sound of James Blake.  In these instances, the authentic music carries with a sense of dynamic and dramatic appeal.  O Mer is definitely a buzzworthy act to look out for.

“Icarus” is the second single to be shared on various major streaming sites, which will be featured on his upcoming EP Refugee.  “Now I’m Alive,” O Mer’s previous single that debuted on NYLON has garnered 320k+ listens on Spotify, 240k+ listens on Soundcloud and hit #4 on Hype Machine.  O Mer’s pervious releases have gained critical acclaim among various blogging outlets including, NYLON, Annie Mac, Stereogum, Pigeons & Planes, Hilly Dilly, KCRW, among others.


A San Diego-based music writer, My Nguyen scourges her beat in the attempt to find new bands with rocking material to write about. Prolific in the sense that she cannot stop writing, she has contributed to Performer Magazine, MVRemix, and the music and entertainment sections of SDEntertainer.com, TheCelebrityCafe.com, and WithGuitars.com.

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