by MythofRock

Swedish post-punk outfit Then Comes Silence returns with their latest single, “Ride or Die”, a brooding yet electrifying track that encapsulates the band’s signature blend of dark, atmospheric, melancholic soundscapes and raw energy. Released as a precursor to their upcoming album (“Trickery”), this single sets a promise for what lies ahead. From the beginning, “Ride or Die” immerses listeners into its artistic realm with the elegant synths, the driving bassline and the reckless drumming  that set a galloping, captivating pace. The track’s rhythmic intensity, propelled by steady percussion, creates a sense of urgency that is further accentuated by the hypnotic guitar riffs. Vocalist Alex Svenson’s baritone delivery adds depth and emotion to the lyrics. His commanding presence infuses the song with a sense of solemnity and introspection, drawing the listener deeper into its enigmatic content. One of the most striking aspects of “Ride or Die” is its sound production, which layers various textures and sonic elements to create an immersive experience. The interplay between light and shadow, ethereal melodies and dense sonic layers, adds an air of mystique and intrigue to the track, inviting repeated listens to uncover its nuances. The song’s lovely rhythm and infectious hooks make it a standout addition to Then Comes Silence’s repertoire, showcasing their ability to craft music that is both sonically compelling and emotionally resonant. In conclusion, “Ride or Die” offers a glimpse into what promises to be an exciting new chapter for the band. Fans of dark music will undoubtedly find much to appreciate in this exciting track. Ride!

♦ 8/10

Dimitris Zacharopoulos

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