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Love Darling / Bio

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The Los Angeles based electro alt-rock trio, Love Darling, dig into the emotional spectrum between seductively intimate and aggressively passionate, with skillfully crafted layers of distorted organs, saturated synths, jagged guitars and bombastic, pulsing drums beneath hypnotic and distinctly soulful female vocals. Love Darling's songs possess a stirring sonic scope fittingly reflected in singer Shay's introspective lyric, “and who are you? A whisper, a drop kick, the feeling blue?”

The creative and passionate minds of Shay Magro (vocals/guitar), Mike Wolpe (bass/guitar/keys) and Dany Elias (drums & percussion) collided in 2011 to create the current incarnation of Love Darling. The details remain a bit fuzzy, but they collectively recall fitful memories of late night diners, pawnshops, imaginary friends, fortune tellers and a haunted love-tester machine.

Following up their first two self-released EPs, including Sunshine Dust, which was recorded by Gordon Raphael (The Strokes, Regina Spektor) and featured on Showtime’s premiere series, The Real L Word, Love Darling released their first full-length album, The Occupant Theory, back in August 2012 made possible by a successful kickstarter fan-funding campaign. The record was released on vinyl and digitally. The band explains, “it is made of shiny black vinyl and contains subliminal messages intended to inspire unusually surreal and salacious dreams.” Following the release of the record, the band was thrilled to have the honor of winning the 12th annual Independent Music Awards Popular Vote for best Indie/Alt-Rock Album with The Occupant Theory.

Love Darling just released their newest (21 songs total) follow up, The Nebula Yearbook. This "album", which will be made available on a USB "pawnshop key" drives, includes remixes of The Occupant Theory songs, photos, videos and bonus content as well as a number of brand new tracks that never made it onto the vinyl. Immerse yourself into The Nebula Yearbook, and see where it takes you!

General Info

Band Members
Shay Magro (lead vocals, guitars), Mike Wolpe (bass, keys), Dan Elias (Drums, percussion)
Artist Name
Love Darling
Home Page
Active Since
Alternative / Electro / Rock

Contact Info

Los Angeles, CA

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