Hellenic duo Keep Shelly In Athens prove an intriguing proposition.
Their sound, an intoxicating swirl of dream pop, manages to remain upbeat despite there constantly being a nagging feeling of impending crisis.
Maybe it’s due to the other elements they draw upon. Beats on some tracks are given so much space they recall dubstep, and there’s a real leaning towards industrial’s sturm und drang on more than one occasion.
The vocals of singer Sarah P take ‘At Home’ to an altogether more ethereal plane and mean that, despite posing more questions than providing tangible answers, Keep Shelly In Athens are never anything less than enthralling.
Words: Joe Rivers
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Stream the whole of ‘At Home’ via Deezer, below…