Endless Game a noir musical masterpiece published and created on Soundcloud, reviewed here
Writing a song that expresses darkness takes more craft than any other mood. It’s so easy to simply write of unease in the lyrics, dip into minor keys etc. What really conveys a bleak atmosphere is a sense of how instruments and timbres interact and crucially how the vocalist enunciates lyrics.
Imagine a scathing Patti Smith and The Cure in more experimental mode. Ominous baritone male vocals and a female lead that is imbued with more character than the cast of The Wire. This is a joy and understandably a massive hit on Soundcloud.