BARK is Alessio Casalini, Alexey Artemov and Marc Potts. The project came to life in 2014 in NYC drawing on various influences, love to intricate arrangements and experimentation.
Debut EP “Bark”, released in 2016 is a collaborative effort featuring various singer-songwriters, talented musicians and composers. EP release included 2 music videos:
“The Liar” (feat. Aidan Flores-Hall) was released in 2017, followed by live shows in NYC area. Most of 2017 spent in the studio working on new music and music videos.
“Cold and Silent” (feat. Krystal Hawes) was released in February 2018 at MonaLiza studios NYC during a NYFW presentation event.
“Cold and Silent” Remix EP was released in April 2018, a collaboration with Italian electronic project Okland and producer Loris Massera.
“Gridlines” (feat. Melinda Camille) was released in May 2018 following with a music video in December 2018
“Medicate” (feat. Melinda Camille) was released in December 2018 as a single
2019 started with a West Coast tour with Justin Symbol and DJ Swamp. “Live in San Francisco 2019” was released in August 2019
The band is currently finishing recording of a new full length album and planning a tour in Europe and East Coast early 2020.
“The US duo mix post-rock with trip-hop on dark and brooding beats”
We Are The Guard
“…unsettling vibe driven by a dark eerie vocal that seems perfectly fitting for an equally unsettling visual”
Dark Beauty Magazine
“They are the soundtrack to our dreams and what musicians aspire to be…”
“Nocturnal and unsettling…”
Howl & Echoes
“The production is beyond slick, touching so many of your aural buttons all at once”
“Experimental in a way in which few artists would attempt today in a musical landscape dominated by pulp pap pop of the lowest common denominator”
“Dark-wave Art-rock at its finest”