You always look forward to the days that Dev Soter drops music because you know what you’re going to get – a great record to throw in your rotation for weeks to come. Although I’ve been hip to Dev Soter since this past spring, it wasn’t until his last record, “Tulsa”, that I was able to get him up on the site. Today, Soter returns with a hip-hop infused alternative-pop song that may just be his most experimental track yet. With that said, I am elated to welcome Soter back to Early Rising today and am thrilled to share with you all what he’s accomplished with his most recent offering. If you’re into BROCKHAMPTON or Dominic Fike, I think that you’ll really dig what Soter has brought to the table.
Soter’s brand new track, “all up from here”, is a deeper dive into something a lot more upbeat & personal. Centered around the idea of Soter conquering his fear with the belief & confidence that his career is going to be “all up from here”, Soter made this song a proclamation that he is on the rise and no one’s going to stop him. With the song’s alternative experimental production meshed with hip-hop infused elements, “all up from here” is by far his biggest dive into something totally different from his usual style of music. The beginning of this song starts with Soter’s vocals pitched down over top of a groovy baseline, before Soter makes his way into the verse where he, put bluntly, talks his sh*t. Throughout the record you hear an enormous amount of experimentation and risks that I think clearly paid off. As expected, Soter crushed the production on this record as he’s known to do. It is clear that no one knows Soter’s sound better than he does and it shows in “all up from here”.
I’m a big Dev Soter fan and am quite impressed with this one, so if you need an introductory track from the Massachusetts native then “all up from here” is a great record to start with. It seems like he’s always elevating with each and every release, so continue to keep an eye on Soter as I believe he’ll continue to be an exciting one to watch. Below, I’ve left the Spotify preview link to the track as well as a Youtube link to the official audio, so make sure to give this one a listen at your earliest convenience.