Discovery: Ari Abdul

Ari Abdul is only 20 years old, and yet this American singer is already capable of producing banging pop tunes, as Taste shows.

By Jane Howkins

Taste is more of an alt-pop song, having a dark vibe to it, in part due to the menacing bass melody that runs through the track, also acting as a rhythmic backbone for the piece. Ari’s low vocals work well here, before the chorus enters, raising the pitch a little. Backing synth effects are added, with the bass line remaining a mainstay of the song. You can find it here: