New York-based Altopalo churns out dreamy dark-pop tracks with haunting lyrics and loops, tugging at our heartstrings at unexpected moments. On their latest track, “(Head in A) Cloche,” the masterminds behind the group blend their respective talents to create a mesmerizing world of glimmering love and a desire to connect. Comprised of singer Rahm Silverglade, signed to Terrible Records, and guitarist Mike Haldeman, who has played in Moses Sumney’s band. Silverglade and Haldeman are joined by Jesse Bielenberg and Dillon Treacy, who have performed with Kevin Garrett and Amber Mark, respectively.
“(Head in A) Cloche” is an ethereal take on rock, showing strong new wave and shoegaze influences. Altopalo listens like a love child of Kurt Vile and Slowdive, their upcoming work sure to mesmerize and sooth. Keep up with them here.