Minneapolis artist Human Heat is introducing his latest album with immediately addicting tones. Under this moniker, Alex Schaaf breaks away from his other projects (Yellow Ostrich, The Tallest Man On Earth) and puts forth the private visions that lurked beneath the surface. As he seems to make moves at redefining chillwave, the young producer blends deep thought with clean melodies that beckon once dormant emotion from even the most jaded of souls. The album is a modern example of minimalism while not restaining itself to the strictest definition, highlighting hopes of a bright future that parenthesize all too common moments of reluctance and doubt.
All Is Too Much is out this Friday, September 15th via Offline, with uniquely recorded solos versions of each track on tape available here. Listen below.
While you’re at it, be sure to catch Human Heat as he tours the states this month.
September 16 – Minneapolis, MN @ Eagles 34
September 17 – Madison, WI @ Art In
September 18 – Milwaukee, WI @ Company Brewing
September 19 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
September 21 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose
September 22 – New York, NY @ Trans-Pecos
September 23 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie