Young Aundee Releases 'Caveat Emptor' EP

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Young Aundee, known as Andrew James Southard to his peers, exudes an eclectic and unpredictably addicting sound that perfectly compliments the evocative melancholy of his vocals.

Growing up in a sheltered fundamentalist household, Southard withdrew into a diverse mixture of electronic, dub, reggae, and punk influence that nurtured him and motivated him to run away from home at the age of 16.

His live performances remind of and show inspiration from the likes of Karin Dreijer Andersson and Dave Gahan. Southard's remarkable voice effortlessly combines stark vulnerability with an intensity that lifts and moves.

Layered over meticulously chopped rhythms, warbling synths, and haunting vocal samples -- Young Aundee's music is a dark and delectable pop excursion that rallies aimless souls, bankrupt lives, and crumbling nations into something that still glimmers with hope.