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Jefre Cantu-Ledesma

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Jefre Cantu-Ledesma | Tracing Back the Radiance

July 17, 2019

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma is at his best when he’s unabashedly romantic. For more than a decade, he’s crafted ambient tracks that tend to brim with overwhelming sentimentality. In hearing his works, one gets the sense that every single melody has the uncanny ability to lure listeners inside its beauty. Integral to this technique is a measured use of obfuscation: Whether it’s crackling noise providing catharsis, or hazy psychedelics coating songs in a nostalgic sheen, Cantu-Ledesma’s work has always featured some sort…

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