Hiki – A Trip To The Sea

Russian act Hiki return with their seventh album A Trip To The Sea. It’s a welcome return to form after April’s underwhelming split release with Green Horizon. If you have not heard Hiki before the sound is vast, atmospheric dreampop driven by programming and synths with the tracks having a feelgood effect. This is backed up by guitar chords that give some songs, such as the title track, a chilled-out Balearic feel taken from a sound from years gone by. I also like the fact when vocals emerge that they are barely heard being hidden behind a shimmering, hazy aural … Continue reading Hiki – A Trip To The Sea