Here I'll paint happy little thoughts about happy little songs, and in the corner there I'll add some happy little links and that will be our secret, ok?
Artist - Chelsea Wolfe
This week I discovered LA artist Chelsea Wolfe and I was instantly hooked on Pain is Beauty (2013). Based on the album cover, I expected something gothy, but I was pleasantly surprised by the eccentric stripped-down rock/electronic soundscapes and the haunting vocals. The minimalistic approach to music, which evokes raw and deep feelings, becomes more subtle once a brooding progression unfolds, breaking the straightforward blinding black & white motif into thousands of nuanced shards. The resulting kaleidoscope is ominous, beautiful, sometimes chaotic, but always powerful and heavy. It leaves you wanting for more, it is the beginning of an endless journey, and once a song finishes, it is up to you to build the rest of the broken bridge towards an ethereal destination. …