I’m totally digging on New York electro-disco/pop-synth duo The Golden Filter lately.
Their music has really intense and disturbing qualities that I find quite nice. We can’t always have happy music, now, can we?
I remember hearing Solid Gold back in 2009 when it first came out, but it fell off of my radar until recently, when I heard Kill Me (which reminds me a bit of something The XX might have turned out).
Besides being a fantastic song, the video is really cinematic and dark, to say the least. Let’s just say that Mom needs some anti-psychotics and some therapy for her Electra complex.
And of course, they covered New Order’s Age of Consent, much to my liking. It’s slower and more ethereal and brings a new light to the song.