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Sugarplum Fairies

Sugarplum Fairies are an indie dream pop duo based in Los Angeles who mix hushed, melancholic female vocals with European guitar pop and Americana folksiness. They are comprised of Vienna natives Silvia Ryder (vocals) and Ben Bohm (guitars, background vocals) and supplemented by an array of rotating guest musicians.

The Sugarplum Fairies draw influence from French cultural icons such as Françoise Hardy, Anna Karina, and Jean-Luc Godard, as well as the Velvet Underground, John Lennon, and Lee Hazlewood. Frequently mentioned as a point of comparison by critics, Mazzy Star, a simi ...read more

Sugarplum Fairies are an indie dream pop duo based in Los Angeles who mix hushed, melancholic female vocals with European guitar pop and Americana folksiness. They are comprised of Vienna natives Silvia Ryder (vocals) and Ben Bohm (guitars, background vocals) and supplemented by an array of rotating guest musicians.

The Sugarplum Fairies draw influence from French cultural icons such as Françoise Hardy, Anna Karina, and Jean-Luc Godard, as well as the Velvet Underground, John Lennon, and Lee Hazlewood. Frequently mentioned as a point of comparison by critics, Mazzy Star, a similarly styled female-singer, male-guitarist duo from the 1990s, are also cited as an influence.

Sugarplum Fairies’ upcoming release “Chinese Leftovers” veers from sleepy shoegaze pop to bouncy D.I.Y. indie rock, all with a subtle infusion of country-noir and the occasional hint of eclectic Vaudeville.

For “Chinese Leftovers” Sugarplum Fairies have teamed up with Joey Waronker (Beck, REM) on drums, Gus Seyffert (The Bird And The Bee, Sia) on bass, Jebin Bruni (P.I.L., Aimee Mann) on keyboards and Martin Tillman (Dark Knight, Rickie Lee Jones) on cello. The CD was mixed by Todd Burke (Belle & Sebastian, Ben Harper) and mastered by 3 time Grammy winner Gavin Lurssen (T Bone Burnett).

ABC featured the song “Hold On To Me” on the season finale episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” on May 14.

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