With all Los Angeles’ sunny stereotypes, it’s easy to miss the darkness there for the light. But not Chelsea Wolfe. The SoCal singer-songwriter has carved a unique place in the music landscape with her epic “drone-metal-art-folk” style. On her recent third album, Pain Is Beauty, she takes a decidedly more electronic approach to her haunting sound, further highlighting her timeless vocals, powerful arrangements, and seductively mysterious aesthetic. She stripped it all down, though, for her recent “acoustic” tour, and in-studio session at KEXP, focusing on guitar and her ethereal voice, and with accompaniment by co-producer and keyboardist Ben Chisholm and violinist Andrea Calderon. The result is more than words can describe. Embrace the dark in this gorgeous, swooning candle-lit session now:
Breaking New Ground Together!
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