“Le Petite Mort” is house influenced, shoegaze inspired, lo-fi post-punk and we all should be here for it. The unique sound harkens to early oughts pop-punk dance rockers The Rapture in all the best ways. The Houston duo of Oscar and Thomas Flores is known to the world as Mother Ghost and blends aggressive post-punk and industrial sounds with their love of new wave and dance music. The resulting sound is infectious, fun, and occasionally raucous.
Their latest release, Somnambulo, is dedicated to producer James Vehslage, a vital part of their sound on the album who passed away prior to its release. Their single “Le Petite Mort” is a perfect entry point into an album that I would highly recommend.
Stream the music video for “Le Petite Mort” below and grab the entire album at Bandcamp.