At first glance, Porcelain Raft is just another quaint bedroom pop project. But when you learn it’s the solo effort of a classically trained Italian composer who up and moved from London to Brooklyn to record his latest album, it becomes a bit more interesting. Add the fact that he’s pushing 40, like me, and I’m in.
Mauro Remiddi’s dream pop finds a unique middle ground between lo-fi and fully realized, with woozy keyboards, sweet vocals and plaintive guitar. The video for lead single “Unless You Speak From The Heart” provides a good sense of his mature style and wry wit:(via fader)