Mandi Macias brings through an admittedly retro pop sound on this EP Sixteen. Not so much in her songwriting, though slightly, but in particular – the production style. From the moment the title track kicks up, thick bass-lines and flickers of synths, even this rolling, vintage drum-line; all of this lays out a fairly nostalgic scene.
From a songwriting perspective, there’s no question as to whether these songs work. Macias writes with an awareness of precisely what qualities attract and hold an…Read more