Drab Majesty’s genre-defying, synth-based music is an eerie mix of dark wave, dream pop and post-punk. The mastermind behind the sound is Deb Demure (aka Andrew Clinco), who founded the solo project in 2011 while drumming for the group Marriages. In 2015, he released “Careless,” the band’s first studio album.
Demure was joined by Mona D (Alex Nicolaou) for live shows in 2016, and their performances became intense visual spectacles. They wear robes and masks, and a fog machine completes the effect. The two collaborated on Drab Majesty’s sophomore release, “The Demonstration” (2017), and on July 12, they released “Modern Mirror.”
It’s Drab Majesty’s fullest-sounding project yet, with lush instrumentals backing Demure’s heavily affected vocals. But the it’s the duo’s live pageantry that has garnered an international following.
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Formed by three musicians from Lafayette and singer Nora Patterson of Baton Rouge, the band found early success in 2012 with the breezy, upbeat single “Wild.”