Portland-based producer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist Leo Islo (aka Matt Pahler) is back with new single “Retrograde Now” released on November 8th via Puzl Records. In his first release since early 2017, Pahler shows a new level of maturity in both his songwriting and production skills, opening a new chapter in his already promising career.

“Retrograde Now” paints a bittersweet story of nostalgia and changing relationships, combining Leo Islo‘s signature airy-croon with a pulsating bassline, ethereal synth pads, huge guitar riffs, and a punchy beat that makes the track as danceable as it is narrative.

If you like what you hear, here’s another one for the road…

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