The five different songs were all recorded and produced at home and in project studios by Roos himself. His soft mellow voice is carried by playful rhythmic and multi-layered arrangements consisting of drums, guitars and synths. There is a touch of melancholy blowing between the dreamy lyrics and open harmonies, broken by unexpected turns from time to time.
The video for “Rounded Corners” with visual impressions of Japan was produced by director Ruben Kempter (Boysetsfire, …).
Already in 2014 Maddes released his debut album “Fielded” (Aerostat/Rayrecordings) on his own independent label with sound mastering from engineer Alex Wharton (Abbey Road Studios, The Beatles, The Pixies, …).
Musical influences or parallels are most likely to be found in The Postal Service, Kings of Convenience, The Notwist, Mike Kinsella, Maritime, Coldplay, Nada Surf, Elliott Smith, …