Mote may have written these songs in his bedroom, but one can imagine them being performed by orchestras. As modern composition continues to grow in popularity, it's great to hear new artists with emotion as well as intelligence, and Mote fits the bill.
"The thoughtful center of the EP brings to mind softer emotions, such as sadness and regret. The best of these, "Nearness (Song of the Pond)" bears the EP's most memorable melody on a sea of sorrow."
A Closer Listen