At times it feels as though Santino Le Saint can do anything.
The Brixton talent has an awareness of R&B production and trap beats, while his dank songwriting veers from neo-soul to yacht rock excess.
From production to songwriting to electrifying guitar solos, Santino's work crosses boundaries with a rare degree of outrageous confidence.
New EP 'Xeno' drops on May 9th, and it's introduced by storming new after hours anthem 'Magic'.
Pared back beats, whispered vocals, and outrageous guitar, 'Magic' is the sound of lines being blurred, of the night fading into memory.
Santino tells Clash...
I actually wrote the first line of 'Magic' whilst I was drunk in the back of an Uber on my way home from a party. I like to arrive on a track with impact and this was so direct and to the point that I knew it'd be sick to use in a song.
I sort of forgot about the lyrics, and a few months down the line I was just making a beat and the concept came back into my mind and the rest of the track fell into place. You know when you're drunk or high, feeling yourself and just fantasise about shit, that's 'Magic'.
Tune in now.
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