SKYND – Tyler Hadley

You might want to skip this post, as it may be difficult to shake. SKYND is a troll in a Danish fairy tale depicting a kidnapped wife and her husband’s attempts to take her back. He eventually succeeds, but only with the admonition he must never rush her to do anything again, otherwise she’ll be returned to the troll (SKYND). The band of the same … Continue reading SKYND – Tyler Hadley

Dark Side Of Light – Moist

Soon-to-be darlings of Los Angeles (if there is a God), Dark Side Of Light are the ‘Tripped Out Beatniks’ Nik Frost (singer/songwriter/DJ) and Grant Conway (drummer/producer/engineer) teamed up to create something original and evolutionary in their native land of the angels to “counteract the anxiety-filled hours of our new normal.” Thus, freshly released (January 2021), ‘Moist’ is their first original release, complete with Cornelius-like vocals … Continue reading Dark Side Of Light – Moist

Twin Tribes – Portal to the Void

Bands often write their own bios on Spotify, so perhaps surprising that Twin Tribes brothers Luis Navarro (Vox/Guitar/Synth) and Joel Niño Jr. (Bass/Synth) have simply written, “Dark melodic sounds, synthesizers, lyrics about the undead, the occult and parallel universes.” Straightforward and direct, especially the part about the occult, as they have at least one video that is made to seem like a kidnapping/snuff film (awesome … Continue reading Twin Tribes – Portal to the Void

Ash Code – Betrayed

Post-punk, Italian-electro, darkwave staples Ash Code are Claudia with twin brothers Alessandro and Adriano, self-described as “dark ballads, deep and melancholic synths, noise and distortions, dances of death.” The band name being “Ash” in homage to their local volcano Mount Vesuvius, in Napoli, and “Code” to evoke something both indefinite yet existentialist. The song “Betrayed” seeming to relate the story of a spurned love forced … Continue reading Ash Code – Betrayed

Rezz & Grabbitz – Someone Else

Isabelle Rezazadeh, “Space Mom” AKA Rezz wows us in this her collaboration with Grabbitz (Nicholas Chiari). Stylishly-sneaky this track pulses with Reznor-like slinking bass and somewhat Beatlesque-layered harmonies that combine in dark-euphoric splendor over the chorus. Rezz has said her music starts with just “messing around” after which she finds a collaborator, in this case, producer/songwriter Grabbitz. The video was undone from its original form (due … Continue reading Rezz & Grabbitz – Someone Else