A glistening meld of delicate electronic arrangements
‘Frame Of Reference’ opens with a deep breath moment of anticipation, enhanced by a glistening meld of delicate electronic arrangements.
The referenced voyage evolves with massive orchestral and euphoric atmospheres, whilst Theodore’s sensitive vocal underpins the music throughout the sci-fi adventure.
Theodore said about the track:”‘Frame of Reference’ is a song about how the things we don’t really appreciate in our daily lives can appear so beautiful from a distant point of view. While writing the song, I was dreaming about looking back to the charming blue earth whilst floating away to outer space.”
Growing up in Greece had a huge impact on Theodore’s songwriting, the artist’s lyrics reflect on philosophical quests and themes inspired by ancient Greek philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle. This combined with a love of Sci-Fi culture from literature, cinema and music continue to shape the music he creates today. Citing his musical influences as a heady mix of artists and bands such as Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Bon Iver and The Cinematic Orchestra. As well as composers such as Steve Reich, Max Richter and Vangelis.
Theodore’s releases to date have received critical acclaim from the likes of BBC Radio 6, Vice, Atwood, NPR Music and Gigwise. Collectively his songs have amassed over 328k streams on Spotify alone and accumulated 6.75k YouTube subscribers across his channel. The talented songwriter and performer has played and headlined a host of live shows across Europe since 2014. He’s supported the likes of Amber Run and Stereolab as well as played the Reeperbahn festival in Hamburg and performed at SXSW where he was picked as NPR Music’s ‘Favorite Discoveries And Memorable Moments’. Theodore has also played the stages of The New Colossus Festival in New York and Berlin and in 2019 performed more than 40 headline gigs across Europe and the US. The final show of the tour was an exclusive concert on Bob Boilen’s world-renowned Tiny Desk.
Theodore will release his conceptual space-themed album, titled ‘The Voyage’ in 2022.