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On the follow-up to Ana Roxanne’s 2019 debut, the L.A.-based ambient artist expertly stitches together droning instrumentation and sparse vocals, then layers in bits of spoken word (“Untitled”), atmospheric keyboard loops (“- - -”), and sound effects (“Venus”). The seven tracks flow into one another, creating a full soundscape best experienced as a whole. With inspiration drawn from themes of the body, gender, beauty, and more, the album feels just as much like a poetic collection of verses as it does a musical effort. Let Roxanne’s enchanting compositions act as conduits to draw out your own reflections and ruminations. –Cindy Yogmas

Because of a Flower

This article originally appeared in the Winter 2021 print edition of BUST Magazine. Subscribe today!

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