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Darc Records - Electrio

Two Drummers and One Angelic Vocalist Equal a Genre-Bending Electronica Trio

Indie label, Darc Records, has announced the release of a brand new record and music video from newcomers, Electrio. The project is a collaboration between drummer/ composer Brian "Brain" Mantia (Primus, Tom Waits), drummer/producer Scott Donnell (Deep Audio, Hal Lovejoy Circus) and singer/composer, Melissa Reese. The album also features appearances by singer Heather Bradley (Deep Audio), drummer Butch Norton (Lucinda Williams) and bass player Lance Morrison (Volto!). The two drummers began production on the recordings in early 2012 in Brain’s Venice, California studio and wrapped up writing and recording earlier this year. Brain comments, “When we listened to the mixes, we realized this was more than just a fun side project. Creatively, it was cool and it came together in a super easy way. And it doesn’t really sound like anything out there. We tried to avoid cliché Drum and Bass or Trip Hop beats. The production is fresh.”

A music video for the first single, “Machine” has just been added to YouTube. The video depicts a classic good vs. evil story. Singer, Melissa, is trapped in the machine by two evil villains played by Brain and Donnell, and is later set free as the story concludes. Production and visual effects for the video are courtesy of LA-based Production Company, GSM entertainment. Plans for another video for the single “Bells” is yet to be announced.

For more on Electrio and Darc Records visit www.darcrecords.com and for a direct like to the video visit Darc Records’ official YouTube channel. Electrio’s debut album, The Cut, is available for download on itunes.

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