Get to know local dream pop band Lockets (playing Kung Fu Necktie August 18th)

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Lockets is the latest collaboration from Philly musicians Dani Mari and Todd Mendelsohn. The dream pop duo features Mari’s haunting vocals combined with Mendelsohn’s catchy lo-fi synth/guitar stylings. The band is set to release their debut LP, Camera Shy, digitally tomorrow on Bandcamp and other online digital retailers. The entire album will also be available for streaming on the band’s Soundcloud page here. Listen to Lockets’ song “Treasures You Lost” in the player below.

If you like what you hear, catch the band’s first headlining show at Kung Fu Necktie on Saturday, August 18th with Attic Dancers and Language Problem. The 21+ show starts at 7:30PM and tickets are available for $10 here.

Check out the video Mendelsohn made for the band’s song “Catch Me” using footage from Bullet Ballet (1998) directed by Shinya Tsukamoto featuring Kirina Mano.

Lockets – Catch Me from Lockets on Vimeo.