Eric Wink unveils a musical gem with his 5-song EP, and the title track “Seen” shines as a standout representation of the project’s funky-indie pop vibes and infectious hooks. Teaming up with talented collaborators mintsoup and Nick O, Wink creates a collection where dark, relatable lyrics intertwine seamlessly with the catchiness that leaves listeners singing along after just one listen.
“Seen” captures the essence of the EP, showcasing Wink’s prowess as a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and producer. His musical finesse is evident as he draws from influences such as old school funk, soul, disco, jazz, and bossa nova. The result is a smooth, rhythmic sound that reflects Wink’s love for vintage keyboard tones and a lifetime spent behind the drum kit.
Wink’s ability to seamlessly incorporate sax, bass, and guitar into his compositions showcases his versatility as a self-taught musician dedicated to his craft.
Beyond his musical talents, Wink’s dedication to collaboration and passion for production are apparent in the project. As a music educator, he brings a wealth of experience to his creations, evident in the polished and well-crafted nature of “Seen” and the entire EP. Wink’s vision extends beyond this release, as he hopes to garner attention for his debut to pave the way for future projects to find a deserving audience.
“Seen,” along with tracks like “Rent Free” and “Voiceless,” paints a vibrant portrait of Eric Wink’s musical identity. As Wink invites listeners to enjoy the eclectic flavors of his musical journey, “Seen” serves as a compelling introduction to the artistry of this talented producer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist.