With the gentle bubbling of guitar fingerpicking that’s behind Emily Cross’ breathy and gentle voice, Cross Record’s single “Steady Waves” begins. It builds up through electric guitar beats, then falls back down as cerebral lyrics like “shivering, it makes me dizzy” add even more depth.
Cross Record is husband and wife team Cross and Dan Duszynski are Chicago transplants living in Texas. From the sounds of “Steady Waves,” the two know how to balance dramatic elements with beauty and tense guitar playing.
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Cross Record is on Ba Da Bing Records.