MYSM - Beyond The Fire
Review: MYSM - Beyond The Fire
It didn’t take long for me to feel the goosebumps from MYSM’s (Mark Kriege) latest single, “Beyond The Fire.” Within moments the laid back and inspiring sounds started to flow and immediately I felt transported to another world. The way in which he combines organic and warm guitar hooks with cool, refreshing synths makes for sun an incredibly fun listening experience.
Describe what he felt when making the song, MYSM said, “With this independent production I wanted to capture the feeling of coming together at the bonfire at night, glaring into the warming light, while your mind leaves the small sheltered realm of your group and wanders of into the darkness, to the stars above you, contemplating the vastness of the universe.” And funny enough, that’s the exact place I was transported to upon hearing this absolutely stunning song.
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