If vocals of '90s acts like Bjork and Massive Attack, to the choral of female crooners that came out of Scandinavia in the 2000s hit a sweet spot, than the voice of Gry Bagoien will be a welcomed sound. Here for Scissors & Thread, with the help of Francis Harris and Jordan Lieb (aka Black Light Smoke), the Danish singer debuts on the American label under her own name (rather than using her known Gry alias). She delivers a four-track EP of smokey, abstract house music and throughout Phantom power Bagoien's voice sounds as though it's being projected through an oversized telephone speaker, either in a jazz club next to Miles Davis, a studio full of deep Efdemin arrangements, in the wilderness at a Swedish festival or lost in a cosmos of reverb and delay with Fever Ray.

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