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EP Review: Flying Tape

Musician and singer-songwriter Lives has blended electronic pop, drum and bass and ambience in his EP 'Flying Tape.' I was instantly engaged with 'I Found Love', a fun and upbeat song with a synth melody similar to the bass line in 'Rapper's Delight'. His vocal delivery has a Hip-Hop attitude to it that suits the style of the track.
'Up' has a similar sound to 'I Found Love'; the former track's vocal style reminds me of pop duo MKTO. 'Up' is slower than 'I Found Love', but is complete with the techno synths and lyrical themes: 'we go up, down, in and out of love, up, down, round and round we go.'  A short interlude between the two songs listed above called 'Caravan to Samarkand' brings in uncanny static and middle-eastern melodies played on the synths. Tension builds to a sudden saxophone at the end that made me jump when I first heard it! 
The remaining three tracks differ to the others, showing Lives…

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