While roommates in Brooklyn, Tara Chacon and Tyler McCauley both experienced emotional breakups. They channeled their lovesick energy into music, crafting dark digital dance-pop as Soft Lit. Their debut solitary, “Ocean Ruler” b/w “Recently,” premiered in 2014 and presented Chacon’s pleading vocals over digital blips and droning synths. After putting your signature on with NY electro-indie Godmode, they documented their debut self-titled EP. Released in 2015, the four-song collection included a range of beat-driven designs, just like the sensual sluggish jam “Empty Wall structure,” the skittering “Synesthesiac,” as well as the catchy business lead single “I CANNOT MAKE IT.” That yr, they continued tour with labelmate Shamir, whose debut LP, Ratchet, presented production from the duo. In early 2016, they released the striking solitary “U Up,” an exciting change of speed that sounded just like a dropped radio pop solitary through the Knife’s Silent Shout.