In a way, it's perhaps inevitable that electronic music and shoegaze have coalesced.
The cultures for both were born in the tail end of the 80s, while both scenes focus on the sublimation of the self, searching after a sweet euphoria - sonic or otherwise.
Black Hearted Brothers boasts several high profile shoegaze alumni, with their number featuring Neil Halstead (Slowdive, Mojave 3), Mark Van Hoen (Locust, Seefeel) and Nick Holton (Coley Park, Holton’s Opulent Oog).
New EP 'Got Your Love' drops on March 31st via ever-reliable house of dream pop Sonic Cathedral, and it's an enthralling mixture of electro beats and fuzzed up melodies.
Matching two original tracks against two remixes - courtesy of Ricardo Tobar and Ultramarine - the title cut is a lengthy, droning strut through a distorted dream-scape.
"'Got Your Love' is really the poppiest song on the album," agrees the band’s Nick Holton. "It started life on GarageBand, but we added a big floor drum, three big guitars, Mark’s bass synth and Neil’s catchy melody. It became a long song, clocking in at just under eight minutes thanks to Mark’s epic intro and outro. It actually features a massive hammer – and it is really massive – from Brooklyn as the pulsing percussion."
Clash is able to premiere the video - check it out now.
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'Got Your Love' will be released on March 31st.