You need to know this producer
1five1’s emotion-filled debut EP takes us on a journey from melancholy to blissful optimism
Sandra Anna aka 1five1 is a Toronto-based multi-instrumentalist and bedroom producer. Sandra is drawn to r&b-leaning trip-hop acts like Portishead and Massive Attack, and IDM pioneers like Aphex Twins, Bjork and Radiohead’s Kid A. She has a goal of becoming a film composer, so this combined with her musical pallet inspire the texture and heavy emotion heard in Sandra’s production.
Sandra describes her creative process as “world-building”, often following a singular chord or beat section to inspire many atmospheric layers. Live guitar, bass, and piano can be heard all throughout her debut record.
1five1’s self-titled EP is an accumulation of instrumental experimentations in combining despondency with dance floor-ready rhythms, slowly ascending over 5 tracks from heavy melancholia into blissful optimism.
Words taken from 1five1’s EPK written by Bedroomer
1five1, self-titled EP: Written, Produced, and Performed by Sandra Annan
Mixed and Mastered by Hudson Alexander
Artwork by Sophia Oppel
Photos by Erin Brazeau
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