When Bruce Driscoll isn’t busy playing electro-pop rock with his sister in Blondfire, he’s making chill-pop rock with the Parisian born Marie Seyrat as Freedom Fry. The Hancock Park-based coed duo met when Seyrat was the stylist for one of Blondfire‘s music videos. Now together, they create catchy tracks that are spruced up with digi-beats (a slightly more lax Blondfire) or placed over subtle strums (a slightly more upbeat The Shins). And both members contribute vocals with such a soft melodic sensibility that it seals their synchronicity.
Freedom Fry‘s third EP Friends And Enemies (Caveman Arts Society) was recently released and according to the press release “highlights their recent experimentation with writing bass-line driven, dark, minimal, organic, danceable songs.” Its first single is the title track “Friends And Enemies”:
And to coincide with the EP’s release, the band created two promo videos (shot in Paris) that feature a short film about zombie revenge (inspired by the lyrics of “Friends And Enemies”):