CARDIAC ARREST radio edit by PSYCHO_Bass published on 2012/05/21 13:25:23 +0000 After a drunken phone number exchange at a Melbourne house party Will had found in female singer Miriam a kindred spirit, partner in evil deeds, and the second half of Psycho. A band that has begun to cast an apocalyptic collection of sparse bass music into the ether for a new generation of rogues to embrace. At the time Miriam had no other musical obligation after the split of former band Kenny Cornflakes, and on the flipside Will needed a psychedelic, introspective vocal ingredient to offset the dark bass driven grooves he had been creating in his basement. It had begun as a side project, as he was playing and writing for Shaman Son at the same time, but Psycho began to come alive after Mim wrote vocals for one of Will’s spacious dark creations ‘The Child Catcher’. The band’s first single with music video set for June 2012 release. The song had set the sound and style for what they had both been trying to achieve and discover in music. With similar influences and objectives the duo’s sound arose as a dark brooding psychedelic dream, with an ethereal Mazzy Star mystique, the attitude of The Kills and the dark pulse of Bass Nectar. The hypnotic downtempo evil trip hop that is Psycho is cinematic and soundtrack-esque at the core, with the duo inspired by making pictures out of sound and unleashing the ominous nature of shadowy bass music. All the while floating a beautifully conflicting voice amongst the heaviness of the compositions. After 10 months of collaborating Psycho has completed their debut album to be released in 2012. This is the main focus, alongside creating an adaptation of the music for a live set, coming soon to a room near you.