Damien Sebe is a brand new name in my book, but his Christmas release ” Look On The Bright Side” shot him up in my personal charts. One of the best discoveries towards the end of 2020.
The Johannesburg-based artist creates gentle guitar-driven chillhop music with a scent of ambient and post-rock. He actually started out as a hip hop artist, but influenced by producers like L’indecis, Jinsang and LIKEY INSPIRED he moved into more beat-driven music.
I wrote this while making plans for 2021. Reflecting on how the year 2020 was and realizing how there’s still a lot to be grateful for, some of us still have our health and loved ones.