If you have not yet come across their work, Sonic Winter might just be the most unusual and enigmatic band you have never heard of Originally formed in 2012, this French-Scottish-Brazilian-Swedish artist collective is at its core a duo comprised of guitarist Jean-Marc Millière and keyboardist Francis Girola. Yet, each and every of their project features a variety of talented musicians from all around the globe and stemming from highly diverse musical horizons. Discover ‘Never Bet The Devil Your Head’ the 5th February in Formula Indie
Borrowing its title from a short story by Edgar Allen Poe, their new single “Never Bet The Devil Your Head” is a tribute to blues legend Robert Johnson. It tells the story of an artist’s day of reckoning: after selling his soul in exchange for musical genius, time has come to pay the devil his due.
Infusing trip-hop drums, soulful guitars, deep blues vocals and catchy synths, the track is a sonic metaphor for liberation: uplifting, yet with a pinch of melancholy.
The cover art comes from the mind of professional illustrator Charlie Padgett, who also directed the official music video with a stunning animations that display his signature artistic style: magical, organic and powered by storytelling.