Port St. Willow is Nick Principe’s solo project, and it’s quite the gorgeous one. Don’t let this Brooklynite fool you — his music is as lush and fresh as a newly sprouted forest in the spring time, and his debut LP Holiday is overwhelming.
It’s almost as if there’s an awakened spirit that rises up within this album… as if Port St. Willow is summoning a deeply spiritual being to carry out the task of creating such a beautifully orchestral piece of music. The style that Nick Principe emulates translates into a wildly nuanced piece of art.
Throughout this album, there are humming sounds in the background, twinkling guitars, deeply stretched synths, and — of course — an incredibly gorgeous falsetto. This is album may be what outer space sounds like at peace.
Holiday was just released last week, so let’s hope that Port St. Willow takes his stunningly hypnotizing tunes on the road. You can purchase Port St. Willow’s album here. Enjoy!