Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.
Imagine the charm of someone able to ask you how you’re doing and wish you a good day all in the same breath. You have just conjured Zhao, a producer and songwriter from the suburbs of Atlanta. He has been releasing singles methodically, having put out a track called “Car” in the fall and “Meltaway” last spring. “Feeling Today” is his newest, and it is a sultry and inspiring R&B number.