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SHE-DEVILS >> “Come”

by  |  February 1, 2016

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In a recent interview, She-Devils’s Audrey Ann and Kyle Jukka explained that their music is 100% based on samples, mashed and mangled beyond the point of recognition. When asked if the prospect of charging money for their music means the duo will change the way they’ll compose, Jukka says “No. I think it’s just what we can get away with. I think it all happens really naturally. We just loop a chunk of something that has the right texture and atmosphere, and then we collage some sounds together and write a song around it. But it happens organically, shifting towards getting into the headspace of using sample material but transforming it into some new creation.”

That new creation, as evidenced by “Come” is a patchwork ’60s pop pastiche earworm that makes no bones about the fact She-Devils wants to burrow into your brain. “Let me whisper the beautiful words in your ear,” Ann warmly coos, “So you can hear me closer / Don’t try to resist me.” And really, why would you want to? She-Devils are bloody brilliant, having built buzz as a live band first before courting the homebodies like me with their recently uploaded self-titled Bandcamp name-your-price EP. They’ve played a series of North American dates with friends Majical Cloudz this month that started with a sold-out show at The Garrison in Toronto on January 15, and culminated in a sold-out show in L.A. this past Friday. By this time next year, I fully expect Ann and Jukka will have conquered the world.

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