Lucius - 1 (Credit Peter Larson)

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are a five piece Indie-Pop band from Brooklyn, NYC who will be in town at the Shacklewell Arms, this Wednesday, 20th November. Fronted by Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe they provide an aesthetic and sonic symmetry more often found in family bands, however it transpires that they are Berklee Alumni. Their harmonies are beautifully syncopated with the sparse Ultravox, Vienna bass drum, Fender Twin reverb splashes and a luminosity that only a handful of artists can pull off.

The noir sheen and Cafe De Paris grandeur that fits with the crystallised chorus “We were children, now we’ve grown” which is simple, minimal yet highly effective. With a stylish, retro look and such spacey, lush tones it will be a stand-out gig this week and probably a final chance to see them at such an intimate venue.