The Music Index featuring TR/ST first appears in V119, our Music Issue featuring Lizzo. V119 is available for sale!
Genre: Synth-pop, industrial
Proof of clout: After a five-year hiatus, will release two albums by end of year, Destroyer pt. 1 and 2
For fans of: Crystal Castles, Depeche Mode, Joy Division
“This two-part album is branching into a new place. But I feel like crying on the dance floor has always been the core starting place of my music. I hope [that the listener has] some sort of strong feeling. I think indifference is the worst thing. Right now, [artists have] so much power. You don’t need to have a crazy label or big budget to do something really fantastic. You don’t need permission from the ‘big person above’ to make a record, put it out, go ahead and do some shows, and connect with people. That’s just super exciting; that’s the most freeing part of the [landscape] right now,” says TR/ST.