Purity Ring: Shrines

Beautiful and haunting space-trap
Mixing pop-style vocals with spacey synth tracks and trap music percussion, this band brings a slightly obsessive and twisted vibe to darken otherwise shimmering and pulsing electronic dance music. The production is seriously top-notch, but not necessarily the most memorable album of all time. It’s a good one to play loudly and in a good mood.
Think: The Knife, Grimes, Clams Casino, Crystal Castles
REC: 2, 4, 5, 6 (deeper), 7, 9
FCC: None
Label: 4AD
Release Date: July 24, 2012
Alex Applegate reviewed this album on July 21, 2012

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