the Chris Armstrong
I love this album so much, can listen to it for days on end. It's great for dancing and crying and everything in between. Super rad! Beautiful vocals, sweet licks and relentless beats beats beats. Good work team! A+
Favorite track: Bioluminescence.
On their debut album, Death And The Maiden craft a shadowy sound world, filled with melancholic synth arpeggios, reverb-drenched guitars, and sighing vocal melodies. The combination is both hypnotic and devastating, exploring themes of love, loss, and decay, wrapped in tactile electro-acoustic languor. A party record for heartbroken romantics.
“The combination of drum machines, amniotic synth wash and guitars evoke select Hacienda-era Factory bands and the Sheffield Sound (think Section 25 or Chris & Cosey), while Lucinda King’s haunting, reverb-drenched vocals generate an incantatory power...” [The Corner]