Multi-instrumentalist and producer Omar Raafat releases "A Way Home," his debut album which blends piano, guitar, and synthesizer with a classical
string quartet while combining a cinematic aesthetic with intimate, organic sounds.
"Hourglass" is both melancholic and emotive, representing a powerful journey through sonic landscapes that are full of texture and meditative ambience. Written and recorded in Victoria, Omar was heavily influenced by the beauty of nature in and around British Columbia. With a quiet and ethereal intro on acoustic piano, "Hourglass" builds to a satisfying crescendo of gorgeous strings and electronic beats, offering a sense of measured introspection from the dynamic catharsis of rhythm and melody.
Omar Raafat is originally from Cairo, Egypt. This song is featured on our Rainy Day playlist.
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