Maybe it’s the gloomy weather and constant rain we have been having recently but I have not been able to get enough of LA’s dark pop MXMS (Me and My Shadow). It also could be that I just love dark music and this shit is good.
Their latest release is RX, the B-side to OMG.
Both singles are available digitally today on iTunes, while a limited-edition 7″ will be available via Grand Jury on July 24th.
MXMS made a vow to to create their art as naked as it reads. Dubbing themselves “funeral pop”, they only used an upright piano, a kick drum, and an old church organ to wrap around Ariel’s haunting voice on their first 5 pieces. From the sound of the past two songs, they are keeping the vow they made, the music is both naked and hauntingly beautiful.
To find out more on MXMS check out their Facebook.