There’s a new breed of pop music spreading through the City of Angels (see Motion Cntrl, Dead Times, Inc) and it’s dark, moody, but ultimately invigorating. Downtown-based Rare Times continues the wave by blending synth pop beats over silky vocals. It’s nocturnal music enveloped by a dreamy aesthetic haunted by neon lights and vacant streets. Their aptly titled EP Mist (Feel So Real) was released this summer and is the second of a trilogy.
And here’s the lo-fi dark-toned music video directed by Sus Boy and Mike Harris for the germane single “Cloudy”: