Combining the ornate beauty of chamber music, the intricacy of Persian music, and the force of heavy metal, Canadian duo the Visit will be releasing the stunningly beautiful new album Through Darkness Into Light on 9 October. It’s all about the interplay of virtuosic cellist Raphael Weinroth-Browne and vocalist Heather Sita Black, and as you hear on the epic composition “Through Darkness”, the two show spellbinding chemistry.
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Influenced by the likes of Rihanna but with a keen ear for the darker, more gothic side of electronic music, Michigan native Alexa Lusader makes a strong impression on her new single “La La Love Me”, from her upcoming EP. Producer Cody Tarpley, best known for his work with R&B singer SoMo, gives the track the minimalist treatment, its thunderous beat underscored by the subtlest hint of synth, providing Lusader with ample room to sell the track with her emotive singing.
Best known as one half of Pittsburgh space rock duo Zombi, Steve Moore has taken his musical influences—namely John Carpenter, Goblin, Giorgio Moroder, and Klaus Schulze—and parlayed it into what’s becoming a very impressive second career as film score composer. After turning heads with his incredible soundtrack work for the excellent thriller The Guest, he’s now provided the score for the Belgian horror film Cub.
Brooklyn foursome the Harrow are devout specialists in gothic post-punk, in which their inner Cure and Bauhaus obsessions yields sleekly produced music that translates very well in 2015. And it sure doesn’t hurt when you take an ace new track and make a visually beautiful video, like they’ve done for the track “Love Like Shadows” off their upcoming new album Silhouettes which comes out 6 November.
With a similar vocal chemistry to Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová but also a real knack for the dynamic bombast of Coldplay, husband and wife duo Jenny and Tyler Somers hit the ground running on their new track “Song For You”, which is from their new album Of This I’m Sure, which comes out 16 October. Considering the way the slickly produced track fits neatly into both pop and mainstream country, the crossover potential for the Nashville-based duo is there.
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