The Beauty And Melancholy Of Gem Club

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"There are times when beauty and sadness are inextricably linked." This is how the Boston-based band Gem Club describes their music. And truly, it's a perfect encapsulation of their repertoire: lush, ethereal, and haunting.

Gem Club's sound is often described by others in terms typically associated with visual art — in shades of melancholy, layers of voices, and textures of nuance. Their new album, "In Roses" is being released at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston this Friday.

Gem Club 

Christopher Barnes, piano and bass pedal.

Ieva Berberian, synthesizer.

Kristen Drymala, cello and foot bells.

This segment aired on January 29, 2014.


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