The name Cosmetics is almost ironic considering what it entails – a female singer of the likes of Exene Cervenka, and an electro-goth sound that makes your eyeliner run. The weird part is that this duo, which, through pictures, reminds me of the lovey-dovey relationship between the members of Mates Of State, doesn’t give off the goth-vibe (if there is such a thing). However, throw on “Black Leather Gloves”, and all of a sudden you’re in a sea of distant, messy vocals and deep synths. I’m not sure if I want to conform to Cosmetics, but I like what I hear! Check out their Myspace page here.
By Alex Marga