All posts tagged: dark pop

So Below Interview

Madeline North, who records under the moniker of So Below, has been capturing fans and music critics alike since making her grand debut with the song ‘Drift’ a couple years back. Fostering her goth-pop sound, the New Zealand-born bombshell elegantly takes listeners on a voyage using nocturnal rhythms as the soundscape.

ColoRising Interview with So Below

Madeline North, who records under the moniker of So Below, has been capturing fans and music critics alike since making her grand debut with the song ‘Drift’ a couple years back. Fostering her goth-pop sound, the New Zealand-born bombshell elegantly takes listeners on a voyage using nocturnal rhythms as the soundscape.

PILLARS Interview

PILLARS’ music represents an introspective reflection of the self – past, present and future. Inspired by the Christian pillarists’ mission of self-discovery, the Lancaster-raised, now London-based singer has also taken flight on a personal journey of exploration.

Zola Jesus Unveils Her Third Single ‘Siphon’, Taken from ‘Okovi’

Nika Roza Danilova aka Zola Jesus will release her new album ‘Okovi’ on September 8th on the Sacred Bones label. Having previously shared the songs ‘Exhumed’ and ‘Soak’, the now unveils the third single from the upcoming record titled ‘Siphon’. Produced by Zola Jesus herself, WIFE and Alex DeGroot, the track is an epic and powerful punch of dark pop, something that Danilova has reigned supreme at spanning the past number of years.

Zola Jesus ‘Exhumed’ Video

Zola Jesus has unveiled the extremely haunting visuals for her single ‘Exhumed’. Directed and shot by Jacqueline Castel, the stark black and white video features Zola Jesus in an almost ghostly form in the woods whilst emerging from the ground, seemingly to represent a burial of sorts. Intense flashes and quick cuts add to the eerie feel of the video with the goth style of the music itself coincide extremely well. The song is taken from Jesus’ forthcoming album ‘Stridulum’, out September 8th.

Stream I.AM.WILLOW’s ‘Hearts In The Night’

I.AM.WILLOW hits us with another ethereal offering in the form of her new single ‘Hearts In The Night’. Whilst the song is quite sparse in the initial beginnings, it morphs into a bursting dark pop tune grand in production, shifting from full to minimal, with the Malta-born, London-based artist continuing to stun with vibrant songwriting. The track, produced by Benbrick, follows her previous cut ‘Oceanful’. Stream ‘Hearts In The Night’ down at that bottom.

Zola Jesus Shares Her Moody Cut ‘Soak’

With her new album ‘Okovi’ scheduled to get released September 8th on the Sacred Bones imprint, Nika Roza Danilova aka Zola Jesus follows up her last song ‘Exhumed’ with another moody offering titled ‘Soak’. Nightly and atmospheric, dark electronica firmly exists with dark pop melodies, something that Danilova has mastered throughout her music career.

MXMS Unveil Their Latest Dark Pop Cut ‘I Revenge’

Ariel Levitan and Jeremy Dawson aka MXMS create what they dub as ‘funeral pop’. Whilst that can sound quite morbid, their music is actually quite gripping, evoking a sense of passion within the sometimes dark content. Their latest song ‘I Revenge’ is just that. Dealing with the idea of gaining revenge on an ex-lover caught romping around with someone else, the slow-marching piece plays with a beautiful haunt that is quite ear-catching. You can stream ‘I Revenge’ down below. Read more […]

Aniya Makes Her Debut with ‘Demon’

London’s Aniya steps up with her debut track entitled ‘Demon’. Delivering an etching of dark pop, the smokey and nocturnal production lavishly compliments Aniya’s commanding vocals as the track progresses into cinematic heights. Proving that she is more than ready to step into the limelight, Aniya is a force to reckon with. Touching on the single, Aniya wrote: “Demon’ is your destructive alter-ego which at every turn tries to show its ugly face… It’s a horrible thing, a constant voice Read more […]

Louise Lemón Shares Her Haunting Song ‘Appalacherna’

The official Queen of death-gospel Louise Lemón returns with another slow-burning and steamy track titled ‘Appalacherna’. Taken from her latest EP ‘Purge’, the moody and haunting soundscape is orchestrated with eerie piano strokes, stomping drums and echoing, chilling guitar chords. Unafraid to explore the darker side of the pop demographic, Louise Lemón continues to add detailed strokes to her palette of sonic artistry.