Two and a half years ago, Erin Fein began to pen a series of songs that would become the music of Psychic Twin. These songs emerged as intensely personal, nervously rhythmic, and indebted to the ‘80s new-wave of her youth. While recording by herself, doubling her vocals and singing ghostly counter-melodies, she was overcome with the surreal but persistent feeling that she was writing and recording with her twin. “In an ideal situation,” she says, “there would have been two of me singingRead More
Review: STRFKR at The Woodward Theater
The sold-out Woodward Theater felt like the center of the universe last night as Psychic Twin and STRFKR stopped for a visit inside the Queen City. This was the first time STRFKR has returned to Cincinnati since playing at Midpoint Music Festival in 2011, and there was definitely a sense that...
Psychic Twin Brings Her Dark Melodies to MOTR
Psychic Twin, aka Erin Fein, is touring in support of her debut album, Strange Diary, just out on Polyvinyl. While rooted in the avant pop of The Cocteau Twins, Siousxie, and Annie Lennox, contemporary production flourishes lend each song the clarity and buoyancy of contemporary pop. The music...
Psychic Twin to Headline First Night of MPMF ’13 at MOTR
It’s that magical time of year in Cincinnati – the leaves are starting to change, the temperature is no longer on a scale of Scorched Earth to The Actual Surface of the Sun, and MidPoint Music Festival is once again upon us. On Thursday, September 26th – the first of three nights of this...