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MOTHERMARY "Resurrection" on After Dark 3

MOTHERMARY aren't your average twin sister duo who managed to escape both Montana and Mormonism to resettle in Brooklyn and make art-damaged darkwave electro-pop as a form of cleansing "sacrilegious ritual" before eventually teaming up with Italians Do It Better maestro Johnny Jewel who placed their latest musical offering entitled "Resurrection" (timely title) on his third installment of the After Dark compilation series featuring label stablemates such as Chromatics, Desire, and Double Mixte.

“Resurrection” is a moody come-hither heavy-breather chock full of pregnant pauses, sawtooth synths, acid basslines and ‘80s electro-tom fills. You can listen to the song at 34:10 below but really why not just listen to the entire After Dark 3 comp because who couldn’t use a good hour-plus of dark synthy sexiness to cleanse the palate of the past fours years. And heck, while you're at it just go ahead and buy the triple-LP on “Green Slime Vinyl” because Happy Days Are Here Again. [addendum: music video for "Resurrection" also included below]

“Resurrection is our version of the story of Selene, the Moon goddess in Greek mythology. She finds herself in love with a mortal she can’t help but visit every night. Their relationship strained... by his own mortality & natural barriers of the night... tempts her lover to choose eternal sleep so that they may resurrect their love every evening” -MOTHERMARY

File Under: Italo-disco. Giallo soundtracks. The Neon Demon. Twins of Evil. Twin Peaks: The Return. Daryl Hannah in Blade Runner. John Carpenter in the disco. That scene in the Terminator with the chain-link fence new wave dance clubAnd of course that scene in the Star Wars Holiday Special where an elderly Wookie masturbates to a hologram of Diahann Carroll. And so on. (Jason Lee)


 

   

Ela Minus “Acts Of Rebellion” released on 10.23.20

A resident of Brooklyn via Bogotá, Ela Minus cut her musical teeth playing drums in a Colombian hardcore band before moving to Boston to attend the Berklee College of Music, double-majoring in Drum Set and Music Synthesis. Today she's an analogue electronics auteur whose musical horizons are seemingly endless. On her debut full-length Acts of Rebellion (Domino Recording Company) Ela alternates between propulsive grooves and floating ambient soundscapes--the latter Eno-esque instrumentals given evocative names like “pocket piano,” “let them have the internet” and “do whatever you want, all the time.” These titles reflect Ela Minus’s lyrical approach elsewhere where she advocates for self-determination, empowerment and the search for one’s own natural rhythms. Speaking of which Acts of Rebellion makes for ideal late-night listening (“I never feel more myself than when it’s dark” she sings at the end of “dominique”) projecting a womb-like warmth onto the listener. (Jason Lee)

   

food house "Ride"

Fraxiom has teamed up the California based artist Gupi for a new project called food house. The duo is dropping their self-titled debut album via Dog Show Records on October 29th. The album's lead single is called "Ride" and is accompanied by the wild video below.

This is experimental pop and on their debut single they pay tribute to the Target CVS parking lot. They duo has previously collaborated on Gupi's breakout single "Thos Moser" from his 2020 Dog Show debut album None.

   

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Sondre Lerche's "I Could Not Love You Enough" is a sonic circus to enjoy

Norwegian-born Sondre Lerche provides yet another bouncy, melancholic track to chant to: “I Could Not Love You Enough” is short, and it is sweet, and it will have you feeling giddy and sad all at once. The marching drums, explosive distortion, and swelling atmospheres all create a sonic circus where Lerche’s confessional refrains trapeze through and evoke emotion. The new single announces a deluxe edition of Lerche’s latest album titled Patience, out October 23rd. The music of “I Could Not Love You Enough” is soothing enough for contemplation but active enough for the busiest of mornings or evenings; stream this new single for a taste of the sonic spectacle in store. - René Cobar, photo by Jen Steele