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WORD: Artistbasm - ‘Complicated_5’

In a one-of-a-kind narration style, Artistbasm walks us through his beloved single.

Zaid Kreshan

WORD: Artistbasm - ‘Complicated_5’

In this episode, Egyptian-Canadian musician Artistbasm talks us through the lyrics behind his track ‘Complicated_5’. Artistbasm also treats us to his one of a kind visual style with surreal footage and imagery that add to his undeniable intrigue.

By blending elements of neo-soul with Lo-Fi production aesthetics, Artistbasm has been steadily expanding his sound by keeping an open mind to experimentation, and disregarding conventional production gimmicks when exploring his music.

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WORD is SceneNoise’s new series unpacking the lyrics of our favorite artists from across the MENA region.In each episode, we ask them to shed light on the meaning behind their most iconic verses, taking us behind the scenes of their writing process and between the lines of their penmanship.