Name-wise, the Chicago duo comprised of vocalist Erin Fein and multi-instrumentalist Brett Sanderson has kind of an enigmatic origin story. While writing some preliminary material for the group, Fein would double and harmonize over her own vocals quite a bit, and became haunted by the feeling that she was making music with her own twin. Psychic Twin has a 7″ coming out, and “Strangers,” the A-side, is a pretty gorgeous example of a voice dueling with itself, albeit in a very effects-swamped, liltingly pentatonic, underwater kind of way. Factor in Sanderson’s motorik pulses and arpeggios, and you’ve got a compulsively listenable gem of a synth pop anthem. Strangers 7″ comes out March 5th digitally, and April 2nd on white vinyl via Polyvinyl.
Stream: Psychic Twin, “Strangers”