New Video: Synth Pop Act Body of Light Pair a Decidedly 80s-Influenced Single with Slick Cinematic Visuals

 

Comprised of sibling duo Andrew and Alexander Jarson, the Arizona-based synth pop act Body of Light can trace their origins to Jarsons involvement in the acclaims Ascetic House collective. Initially, what began as a vehicle for the duo to explore noise and sound during their early teens has evolved into an established electronic production and artist unit that specializes in music that draws from the Jarson’s individual and shared experiences and possesses elements of New Wave, freestyle, goth and techno.

Slated for a July 26, 2019 release through Dais Records, Body of LIght’s forthcoming, third album Time to Kill finds the Arizona-based duo refining their sound with a bolder sonic palette while thematically  weaving stories of love and obsession in an era of technological bondage and increasingly fleeting exhilaration. Interestingly, Time to Kill‘s latest single, album title track “Time to Kill” is centered around a broodingly cinematic and dance floor friendly production consisting of relentless, tweeter and woofer thumping beats, shimmering and arpeggiated synths and a soaring hook paired with plaintive vocals. And while the decidedly 80s goth/synth pop track recalls early Depeche Mode, Tears for FearsPower, Corruption and Lies-era New Order and Upstairs at Eric’s-era Yaz, the song possesses a modern, studio sheen — without polishing away the swooning Romanticism at the core of the song.

Directed by Travis Waddell, the gorgeously shot, recently released video for “Time to Kill” is split between slow-motion, live footage of the duo performing in s small, sweaty basement club in front of ecstatic fans — and footage of the duo brooding in a studio in front of moody lighting.

The duo will be touring to support their forthcoming album, and the tour will include an August 9, 2019 stop at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Check out the tour dates below.

 
Tour Dates

07/24 – San Diego, CA – Music Box #*
07/26 – Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theatre #*
07/27 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom #*
07/28 – Santa Fe, NM – Meow Wolf #*
07/30 – Dallas, TX – Deep Ellum Art Co #*
07/31 – Austin, TX – Mohawk #*
08/01 – Houston, TX – White Oak #*
08/02 – New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks #*
08/03 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade (Hell) #*
08/04 – Nashville, TN – Exit/In #*
08/06 – Durham, NC – The Pinhook #*
08/07 – Richmond, VA – The Broadberry #*
08/08 – Washington DC – Union Stage #*
08/09 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall Of Williamsburg #*
08/11 – Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts #^
08/13 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair #^
08/14 – Montreal, QC – Theatre Fairmount #^
08/15 – Toronto, ON – Velvet Underground #^
08/16 – Detroit, MI – El Club #^
08/17 – Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class #^
08/19 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall #^
08/20 – Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line #^
08/22 – Denver, CO – 3 Kings Tavern #^
08/23 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge #^
08/24 – Boise, ID – Visual Arts Collective #^
08/26 – Seattle, WA – Neumos #^
08/27 – Vancouver, BC – The Astoria #^
08/28 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom #^
08/30 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall #^
10/15 – Hamburg, DE – Übel & Gefährlich #
10/16 – Copenhagen, DK – Vega #
10/17 – Gothenborg, SE – Musikens Hus #
10/18 – Oslo, NO – BLA #
10/19 – Stockholm, SE – Fristaden #
10/20 – Malmo, SE – Plan B #
10/22 – Poznan, PL – Pod Minogą #
10/23 – Gdansk, PL – B90 #
10/24 – Warsaw, PL – Hydrozagadka #
10/25 – Prague, CZ – Klub 007 #
10/26 – Bratislava, SK – Kulturák klub #
10/28 – Budapest, HU – Dürer Kert #
10/29 – Wien, AT – Arena #
10/30 – Lubijana, SL – Gromka #
10/31 – Vicenza, IT – Vinilie #
11/01 – Martigny, CH – Caves du Manoir #
11/02 – Ravenna, IT – Bronson #
(# w/ Drab Majesty)
(^ w/ Xeno & Oaklander)
(* w/ HIDE)

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