Art Pop's Elk City Explores Truth and Beauty With "Pity of a Rose" (premiere + interview)

Art pop group Elk City share their latest video "Pity of a Rose" and discuss their latest EP, Souls in Space. "My goal in directing the video was to illustrate a human being incapable of emotion, who is navigating the prison of her mind," says co-founder Renée LoBue.

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Elk City: Hold Tight the Ropes

Okay, okay, so Elk City doesn't really sound all that much like Television, but the above comparison is as good as any to get a handle on the great music that this beguiling NYC trio create.

Jeremy Schneyer

Elk City: The Sea is Fierce

It's not perfect, but it's intriguing, and it gives listeners enough of a taste of Elk City that they will want more.

Eden Miller

Elk City: Status

Elk City's Status comes across as an effortless echo of the Velvet Underground, Mazzy Star, Kristin Hersh/Throwing Muses/Tanya Donnelly, Lisa Germano and Yo La Tengo.

Geoff Stahl
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