Posted in music on August 29, 2013


Tempe, AZ band Lycia's underappreciated '90s gem Cold has been resurrected by Handmade Birds. For the unaware, the record is an icy, unforgiving and ultimately brilliant, sprawling darkwave touchstone, and is highly reccommended for fans of the genre.

In addition to Cold, Lycia is also on the move with new material too, releasing a new set of tunes called Quiet Moments, also via Handmade Birds. Don't let the smooth-jazz-sounding title fool you, the new effort is a similarly inspired piece of icy darkness, and includes the new track "Greenland" available for stream below. Order copies of both the new LP and Cold at Handmade Birds.

Streams below...




Comments (11)

love this band, love this album.

Posted by Anonymous | August 29, 2013 4:55 PM

Dark Wave? More like Chillwave

Posted by Anonymous | August 29, 2013 7:20 PM


Posted by Soy Darks | August 29, 2013 11:36 PM

I discovered this band because Type O Negative's Pete Steele listed them in the stuff he liked. "Cold" is a great album. I wonder if "greenland" is a reference to him.

Posted by Anonymous | August 29, 2013 11:37 PM

Darkside, Darkside Nyc, Darkwave, so mudh darkness

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2013 12:56 AM

I really wish they did more songs like this where Tara and Mike harmonize the lyrics... or are there more songs where they do that that I don't know about yet?

Posted by Leah | December 17, 2013 6:58 AM

Best at high volume. They don't stray far from the core musical theme in this one.

Posted by Lucas | January 27, 2014 11:17 AM

all hope is lost, from the opening chord i tingle throughout my body, and all sensibility is lost into the depth of it's shear beauty

Posted by Kevin | May 9, 2014 5:31 AM

When I need total mental reflection and a soundscape that immerses me into complete satisfaction, this is where I come. Thank you Tara and Mike for sharing the sounds of the deepest part of the mind with us all and making it all come to life! 

Posted by Howard | May 20, 2014 12:14 PM

It vagely reminds me of pink Floyd's song wearing the inside out...just one more reason Lycia was and still is one of my favorite bands to lower my blood pressure and raise my spirits. 

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