Consequence of Sound ‘Heathered’ EP Premiere

http://consequenceofsound.net/2017/02/electronic-duo-darkdark-share-debut-ep-heathered-stream/jam  -  "On the band’s debut EP, Heathered, the production pair of Genevieve Vincent and Chris James explore electronic pop music that alludes to the past and the future simultaneously. A track like “Fake It” could easily be the score to a ’70s thriller, except the harmonies are too beautifully breathy and the electric guitar solo too ripping. “Restless” is inches away from a Carly Rae Jepsen track if it weren’t for all that reverb and the fact that it’s actually Haley Bonar on vocals, and the guitar work on “Stay Close” calls to mind Twin Shadow. Meanwhile, opener “Moments” skitters more like a present day EDM track than anything remotely “throwback”. None of that is to say anything about Heathered is derivative; quite the opposite, in fact. darkDARK have managed to harken to all sorts of phases in electronic music’s history in a way that feels wholly original and forward thinking."

NPR All Songs Considered ‘Restless’ Premiere

http://www.npr.org/sections/allsongs/2017/01/10/508610943/haley-bonar-joins-darkdark-for-a-sweet-electro-pop-jam  -  "Restless" is one of 2017's first great songs: a dreamy, sweetly throbbing electro-pop jam with a warmly soaring, heartfelt vocal at its core.”

The Line of Best Fit ‘Fake It’ Premiere

https://www.thelineofbestfit.com/new-music/discovery/darkdark-fake-it  -  “Fake It” is the kind of song you’d except to hear in a sci-fi soundtrack - it’s grandiose, cinematic, and utterly futuristic.”

Noisey ‘Moments’ Video Premiere

https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/savor-what-is-fleeting-and-watch-darkdarks-video-for-moments  -  “It's a track—popped online about a month ago—that hovers in the same galaxy as Purity Ring with the Asiatic leanings of Totemo's "Hits" and Chairflift's "Ottawa to Osaka." This is further compounded by the beautifully animated video below.”

Kick Kick Snare ‘Moments’ Premiere

http://kickkicksnare.com/2016/11/02/premiere-darkdark-moments/  -  “Vibes. For. Days. That’s it. That’s all. Seriously. You can stop the hunt, we’ve found your November downtempo jam. Filled with somber synths, fluttering soundscapes, and trap-infused drums, darkDARK‘s debut takes us to a place of stark seriousness. Combine that with buzzing bass and tingle-inducing electric piano and “Moments” becomes a tune wrought with beautiful vibrations.”

Perez Hilton ‘Restless’ Post

http://perezhilton.com/2017-01-21-darkdark-haley-bonhar-restless -  “We are always so inspired by the music makers who create outside of the big label system! The ones who craft what inspires them, without thinking of what will get played on the radio. We had no idea who darkDARK or Haley Bonhar were before today, but we definitely are excited that we discovered them and are eager to hear more from them! Their song Restless is sweeping pop with real emotion!”

The Deli Mag ‘Fake It’ Post

http://la.thedelimagazine.com/26712/darkdark-release-new-single-fake-it  -  “Heavy synth mash ups melt into the whitewashed drum machine to create the futuristic sound of darkDark. Genevieve Vincent and Chris James together create a visionary way to feel the music you listen to, casting a spell on your inner demons with every beat. I’m happy to announce that Netflix original series “Stranger Things” just found its season two song opener; at least my vote is cast.”

 
 

"MOMENTS" PREMIERE ON KICK KICK SNARE

Vibes. For. Days. That’s it. That’s all. Seriously. You can stop the hunt, we’ve found your November downtempo jam. Filled with somber synths, fluttering soundscapes, and trap-infused drums, darkDARK‘s debut takes us to a place of stark seriousness. Combine that with buzzing bass and tingle-inducing electric piano and “Moments” becomes a tune wrought with beautiful vibrations. Check it below!

“We started Moments with vocal samples and a few words we kept repeating. We’re split between LA and Austin and we work in tandem when writing so we’ve found that imagining tracks as physical spaces or scenes keeps us on the same wavelength. For “Moments” that scene was ‘the space between’ – those little fleeting, unfixed points in time that you wish you could keep.” -darkDARK

 

 

"Moments" Featured on Press Play OK

From the second darkDARK‘s debut Moments begins, you know the LA duo are something special. Those gentle vocals, breathing out at the most delicate pace, are layered upon each other with such precision that they’ve already had us hooked in, before the beats on the chorus elevate them to a new level entirely. Sod the light, cos we’re happy to wrap ourselves in this darkDARK for months to come.

 

"Moments" Featured on Ultimate Music 

INTRODUCING // 2 NOV 2016

darkDARK “Moments” (Single Premiere)

darkDARK are a band and production duo based in Los Angeles/Austin and formed by Genevieve Vincent and Chris James. They have delivered a fantastic synthpop gem and debut single called “Moments“.

The dreamy and quite atmospheric piece unifies the best possible way the sound intensity generated by a hypnotic and effective musical vibrations wrapped with the breathy vocals of Genevieve. About the song, they said:

We started it with vocal samples and a few words we kept repeating. We’re split between LA and Austin and we work in tandem when writing so we’ve found that imagining tracks as physical spaces or scenes keeps us on the same wavelength. For “Moments” that scene was ‘the space between’ – those little fleeting, unfixed points in time that you wish you could keep

"Moments" on The Morning After Show 

Checking out the moody downtempo electro band @darkdarkmusic

November 2, 2016 by morningaftershow

The band is called darkDARK. The group says they’re based out of Los Angeles AND Austin… those places are far apart. They must travel on points.

They talk about their song “Moments”

“We started Moments with vocal samples and a few words we kept repeating. We’re split between LA and Austin and we work in tandem when writing so we’ve found that imagining tracks as physical spaces or scenes keeps us on the same wavelength. For “Moments” that scene was ‘the space between’ – those little fleeting, unfixed points in time that you wish you could keep.”

 

"Moments" on SOUNDFICTION

DARKDARK RELEASE HAUNTING NEW SINGLE “MOMENTS”

Alternative / electronic act darkDark have released their debut single “Moments” which will ultimately send shivers up your spine with it’s gleeful, yet haunting atmospheric soundscape created through building basslines underlying galloping synths and trap style snares.

“We started Moments with vocal samples and a few words we kept repeating. We’re split between LA and Austin and we work in tandem when writing so we’ve found that imagining tracks as physical spaces or scenes keeps us on the same wavelength. For “Moments” that scene was ‘the space between’ – those little fleeting, unfixed points in time that you wish you could keep.” -darkDARK

 

 

"Moments" on IMPOSE MAGAZINE

Genevieve Vincent and Chris James make up the incredible band and production duo darkDark, which is gaining momentum to take the dance world by storm. Their new song “Moments” starts light, ethereal, with Genevieve’s vocals gliding lightly along the instrumentals. At 0:34, bass-ridden layers are added, bringing to light the fact that this is, indeed, a dance track. It’s buoyant enough to be enjoyed at a dinner party, and the beat is sick enough to enjoy in a dark club in the middle of the night.

"MOMENTS" ON NEON ANCHOR

darkDARK’s first single is a tune you must give a spin to. “Moments” contains a full range of emotions and musical shades.

Sensitive, mild, but powerful debut.

Two-piece band from Los Angeles/Austin is made of Genevieve Vincent and Chris James. They carve in sound like experienced artists and their first track called “Moments” is the best example of that. Light and bright when it should. Strong and powerful when we are close to the climax. And when we arrive there, it stays that way till the end.

Band comment this track: “We started Moments with vocal samples and a few words we kept repeating. We’re split between LA and Austin and we work in tandem when writing so we’ve found that imagining tracks as physical spaces or scenes keeps us on the same wavelength. For “Moments” that scene was ‘the space between’ – those little fleeting, unfixed points in time that you wish you could keep.”

"MOMENTS" ON GOING SOLO

Going Inbox #119

by Mattia Villa

Everyday tons of emails reach wearegoingsolo@gmail.com (keep ’em going!). Every week we would like to cover at least 3/4 of the awesome music we get there, but, even at our most productive, we still can’t. So, we decided to start a new regular column that will feature the best tracks we received by email but we haven’t had the chance to feature during the week. Enjoy.

"MOMENTS" ON THE LP COLLECTIVE

 

Introducing darkDark’s haunting new single, “Moments”

“Vibes. For. Days. That’s it. That’s all. Seriously. You can stop the hunt, we’ve found your November downtempo jam. Filled with somber synths, fluttering soundscapes, and trap-infused drums, darkDARK‘s debut takes us to a place of stark seriousness. Combine that with buzzing bass and tingle-inducing electric piano and “Moments” becomes a tune wrought with beautiful vibrations.”  – Kick Kick Snare 

“We started Moments with vocal samples and a few words we kept repeating. We’re split between LA and Austin and we work in tandem when writing so we’ve found that imagining tracks as physical spaces or scenes keeps us on the same wavelength. For “Moments” that scene was ‘the space between’ – those little fleeting, unfixed points in time that you wish you could keep.” -darkDARK