Once or twice a year, one band or artist is anointed the
It-fashion-act of the moment—and right now, that title belongs to New York-based duo Liza Thorn and Matthew Koshak of Starred. The New York Times profiles Thorn
today—and describes the band's sound as "dreamy psychedelic rock with guitar pitted against feedback and drone effects" with vocals that are "often buried underneath dissonance."Check out the whole story right here
—we love how writer William Van Meter describes what Thorn is wearing when he meets up with her in Bushwick, Brooklyn: "It looked like a result of a 1920s socialite having fall into a combine or been attacked with a scythe."
And check out Starred's seminal single/video for "Call From Paris," a favorite of Yves Saint Laurent
's new creative director Hedi Slimane: