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Jacob Humber Is Sick of Talking about the ‘Afterlife’

By Margaret Adams

Indie singer-songwriter Jacob Humber is back with his new single, “Afterlife.” This is Humber’s fourth single since his debut in 2018 with “End of the Street.” The single was rewritten with its producer, Julian Dente, during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as recorded at Dente’s home studio.

With mixing by Kyle Dreaden and mastering by Joe Hutchinson, the song is incredibly likable; Humber’s easy vocals, the memorable drums, and creative production all help paint the picture of a man exhausted from living in a world where everyone is trying to convince everyone else that they are right; it illustrates that the focus should be on the present, rather than the future. It is a captivating track that will appeal to anyone who is mystified with what happens to us after death. 

What’s the point

Of being right

If all we ever do is 

Is talk about the fucking afterlife

Fans of High Highs, Pinegrove, and Julian Baker should check out Jacob Humber’s new single “Afterlife.” The track is available on Spotify, Apple Music, SoundCloud, and YouTube. Follow our Alchemical Multigenre Mixdown playlist for more great music featured on the site.

Margaret Adams, Contributing Writer at Alchemical Records

Margaret Adams

Margaret Adams is a Psychology major and Rhetoric and Writing minor at The Catholic University of America from New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition to her work with Alchemical, she writes for CUA’s student newspaper, The Tower, and has recently been named Quill Editor. She enjoys reading, writing, and looking at pictures of her dog, Bella.

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