credit: Julie Orlick

Le Pain

There’s a purity to the music that Le Pain makes, a crystallized dose of psychedelic pop that arrives fully formed, like waking from a surreal dream and remembering every detail. Anchored by sisters Madeline and Olivia Babuka Black, the duo enlisted producer/multi-instrumentalist Scott Rosenthal and bassist Alan Everhart to write and record their first collection of songs.

Their self-produced debut collection comes wrapped in a distinct visual iconography, inspired in part by new wave cinema posters and 70s psychedelic pop. With lyrics split between French and English, the band build miniature worlds, the characters navigating heartbreak and loss with charming levity. Le Pain is currently based out of Los Angeles.

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