Smerz’s “Because” Single Is An Obscure Techno-Pop Find: Listen
2015 was no doubt the year of Anti-“It” girls in pop, but this new year may find the genre’s rising ladies digging deeper into obscurity. In comes in Smerz, a Copenhagen-based Norwegian female production duo whose “Because” single makes the sweaty dancefloor cool again.
Members Henriette Motzfeldt and Catharina Stoltenberg slither onto the distorted electronic track that features crystal-dripping synths and cooing fembot vocals, which create a balance between minimal futurism and experimental nostalgia that calls back to the Y2K heyday in pop.
Get into “Because” below!