First Listen: All Khalid Needs is Her “Location”

Khalid is a new singer/songwriter from El Paso, Texas who began his music career only last year.  His music is a tantalizing mix of electro-soul, house and ambient sounds, and his voice is like a warm, thick syrup with just a hint of reggae inflection. 

We feature here Khalid’s debut track, “Location,” released earlier this year and which has already garnered over 4 million plays on Spotify.  It revels in its simplicity: Riding atop little more than handclaps and staccato, plucked strings, Khalid urges his girl to focus on their communication.  You’ll nod your head in time to this one.  Enjoy. 

By Robb Patryk

Khalid is a new singer/songwriter from El Paso, Texas who began his music career only last year.  His music is a tantalizing mix of electro-soul, house and ambient sounds, and his voice is like a warm, thick syrup with just a hint of reggae inflection. 

We feature here Khalid’s debut track, “Location,” released earlier this year and which has already garnered over 4 million plays on Spotify.  It revels in its simplicity: Riding atop little more than handclaps and staccato, plucked strings, Khalid urges his girl to focus on their communication.  You’ll nod your head in time to this one.  Enjoy. 

By Robb Patryk

 
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