- Words Darcy Culverhouse
Putting her spin on an R&B sound, rising talent Immi Dash releases her debut EP, 'Falling Apart at the Seams'.
Born in Scotland, raised in California and now based in Liverpool, Immi Dash is an artist unafraid to experiment with genre-blurring. Joining the coterie of artists who transcend conventional musical boundaries, she is steadily carving out her own hallmark sound. Presenting her debut EP, Immi openly uncovers personal experiences regarding her evolution as a person and the challenges of balancing the burdens of life.
Already finding her stride on the UK music scene, Immi has built a strong roster of live performances, from supporting Slum Village at Future Yard on their UK tour and showcasing at Rotterdam’s ‘New Skool Rules Festival’ to being a regular at Liverpool’s Cavern Club—the self-proclaimed birthplace of the Beatles. Moreover, she was recently chosen for Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent Competition long-list 2023, a formidable feat for someone so young.
‘Falling Apart at the Seams’ sees Immi’s warm and hazy soundscapes unleashed in full force. The five track EP is enveloped in punchy beats, blending high-octane confidence with sugar-sweet vocals creating a sonic environment like no other. ‘Overkill’ and ‘Final Scene’, the project’s two first singles, are simply infectious, both boasting atmospheric beats that embellish the emotive yet alluring delivery of Immi’s voice. From the sun-kissed breeze of ‘Reckless’ to the valiant certainty of ‘Jaded’ and the pop anthemic emotion of ‘When I’m Lonely’, the wunderkind artist masterfully creates an immersive listening experience, where we feel we are embarking on the same journey as Immi.
Appearing on the BBC Introducing Radio 1 show with Jess Iszatt, ‘Falling Apart at the Seams’ is Immi’s biggest project yet. As she showcases perfected liquid melodies and smoky harmonies, it cements her as an artist with a promising future ahead.
On the new release, Immi shares: “’Falling Apart at the Seams’ EP is about evolving as a person & dealing with difficult emotions whilst balancing the pressures of life. After writing with Cal Lewis for a year, these songs feel the most honest and raw. Putting music out sometimes feels like everything has to be immediately perfect. But, the title represents that imperfections can help to create something complete and real. It feels like sharing my inner dialogue with the world.”