ABOUT

From the longing of synthetic fulfillment comes the self-titled debut album from American synth duo - out June 7th, 2019 on Idol Records. Find warmth in sweet bouncy melodies, as they frame a revolt from the digital dots that connect modern society. Stacked layers of brilliant vocals descend into a gritty bed of rock sentiment, leaving you wanting more. Their sound has drawn comparisons to St Etienne, Sylvan Esso, Purity Ring, STRFKR, Glass Candy, Ladytron, Beach House, XX and even Blondie’s more disco-leaning material. The first two singles from the album are seeing radio play across the country and rave reviews. 

Praise for LIFE WE LIVE, opening track from the album:

"Awash in towering, reverb-drenched production, LIFE WE LIVE is a prime example of the connected interplay between Shawn Magill and Joey Noga across their debut LP, Secrecies" - HiFi Pig

"LIFE WE LIVE is a track that wraps itself in a whole dreamy vibe. The haunting vocals are beyond a perfect addition, and adds up to an already great song, that recalls other acts like Of Monsters and Men and Arcade Fire” - Vents Magazine

"LIFE WE LIVE is light and airy with an underlying intensity. It creates a unique mood and compels you to keep pressing play. We are loving this one and excited for it to be out in the world!" - Groundsounds

"US outfit channel the atmospheric tone of The Naked And Famous for this anthemic electro-indie belter" - Mystic Sons

Life We Live is “reminiscent of a Beach House cut, actually, with some decipherable hints of Cocteau Twins, Ariel Pink or Toro y Moi also present, although vocalist Shawn Magill seems to wear Victoria Legrand’s vocal style on her sleeve rather heavily.” - Central Track

So Quickly was originally written after seeing roadkill on the drive to work one day. It’s about how fleeting life can be, how we protect and cover ourselves from really being seen, and what and who we leave behind. In our live set we pair this song with insect visuals like bees swarming a hive, a praying mantis eating something, a butterfly hatching from a cocoon. These are creatures with short lives, filled with energy and violence. In the scope of the universe our own human lives don’t last much longer than insects. So what and who do we choose to focus on while we are here? How will you be remembered?

Praise for So Quickly, first single to be released from the album:

"US duo deliver SO QUICKLY, a pulsing and atmospheric electro-pop belter, with hints of Chvrches." - Mystic Sons

"... a solid song and vivid video with lush layers of originality and vocals akin to sheer sonic bliss. ‘So Quickly’ leisurely finds that aural high mark and gently reaches out to you to say ‘Join us’." - Jammerzine

“The harmonies are a real joy, not what you’d expect on such a dark, electronic track. With voices that remind me of Jane Birkin and Baxter Dury, both vocal performances have a touching but hard to define sensibility to them. Slightly urban but looking at the wide vistas beyond the city and the edges of the soul, they’re beautiful in their own right.” - Analogue Trash

By complete happenstance, Shawn Magill and Joey Noga met at a Cashmere Cat concert in Deep Ellum (Dallas, TX). They instantly connected over their obsession with sexy, synth heavy electro pop and formed a new band, Secrecies. Together, their multi-layered chilling harmonies unite over playful pulses, evoking the heartaches and joys of passing youth. They have performed with Alice Merton, Handsome Ghost, Armors, Swimming With Bears, Wilsen, Geneva Jacuzzi, Bad Bad Hats, Night Drive, Nite Jewel and more.

Info/Booking: Joey Noga secreciesmusic@gmail.com