Published Dec 03, 2014Joanie Wolkoff originally hails from Toronto, but these days she lives in Brooklyn and makes music as Her Habits. She's got an EP called Northerner due out on January 27, and the song "Faster Than Sound" can be heard ahead of time.
This synth-pop ditty is sparse and dreamy, with sugar-sweet melodies resting atop a shimmying drum machine beat. The arrangement swells somewhat with the entrance of canned blasts of marching band horns, but you'll still be able to count the sonic elements on one hand, which turns out to be an effectively simple approach.
Check it out below.