Lead singer Genevieve Artadi explains how she wanted”…the lyrics and melody to be femme fatale-like, but like the guilt and fear of a woman…Read More
A nouveau vintage electronic, POLLYN are celebrated as one of LA’s most hi-fashion electronic acts. Genevieve Artadi’s porcelain vocal, Anthony Cava’s guitars, and Adam Jay Weissman’s beatmaker production make for an unforgettable 80s inspired boutique electronic. Formed in 1998, Pollyn originally sampled from old records to bed their iconic vocal with dark analogue synths, junky beats built made with old hip hop drum machines, EM1 Korgs and trippy vocal fx. An addictive cult sound, POLLYN are as if “Portishead – had ice water pulsing through its veins” Dan Wilcox, KCRW. Songs for Sale (2003), The Little Night (2009), and their Rough Trade Record awarded album Living in Patterns (2012) established their name with featured remixes from Moodymann, DJ Harvey, Larry Gus, Nosaj Thing, Sid Roams, Them Jeans, Alchemist, Matthew Herbert, Peter Visti, and Exile.