Now, two years after Sc Mira discovered their darkness following their debut record, Waiting Room Baby, the band is back with a new collection of songs that are bright on the outside and cold on the inside, a parallel pair of EPs known as Keep Crawling / Drug Warm Coma. The self-produced EPs were guided by an unlikely partner in mix-engineer Ferro Montanino, a pop producer and composer with a knack for film work and an inspired collaboration with electronic superstar Skrillex under his belt. Ferro’s knowledge of the electronic and pop world complimented Sc Mira’s synth-driven dance-rock in an unusual way, and thus the term “death pop” was born.
It’s been a wild ride for this young band, with performances throughout the world, including an unforgettable show to an immense crowd of teary-eyed fans in Tokyo. Still, it feels as though this is only the very beginning.
Sc Mira will make you uncomfortable, but once you get over the initial shock, you’ll realize that you are hearing something new for the first time in a long time, and you just might find yourself beginning a sentence with: “I knew them when…”