Chicago-raised, Los Angeles-based producer sharlitz web has debuted on Arizona’s hypnotic label, SSKWAN. On ‘Dark Places’, the enigmatic producer has served up a haunting excursion through dark sonic territories peppered with sharlitz’s spoken word.
On other original productions like ‘7 sins’ and ‘deep dreams’, sharlitz conjures atmosphere through nothing but her deep, dark soul.
I wrote this song while I felt trapped in an unfamiliar place. It felt like chaos, yet somehow there was peace. The yin of darkness to the yang of light. I was invited into a realm where I was thrown upside down and had to find my escape.sharlitz web
Drawing on skills in sound design and audio manipulation, sharlitz creates textures and ambiences that reflect how she feels sonically. A press release tells us this traces back to the loss of her sister and muse, Charlotte, and it’s the energy of her loss that sharlitz channels into her music to communicate to the other realm.
‘Dark Places’ is a preview of what sharlitz web has to offer on Liquid Stranger’s SSKWAN imprint. Let her weave you into her twisted, beautiful spider web. Listen below.