Bay Area darkwave punks Provoker have unleashed the video for their new single “Since Then”.
The band. with its unique take on post-punk and darkwave. is currently making its mark in the Los Angeles underground scene, is led by the core-writing duo of multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Lopez and vocalist Christian Petty (featuring live members Kristian Moreno and Wilfredo Palacios, on percussion and bass).
The group’s new single “Since Then” marries those infectious post-punk bass lines with grooves normally found in the work of Prince, altogether creating a tenebrous dance space with it”s flanged guitars and smooth rhythms.
The video, directed by the band and their longtime roommate is, according to Petty:
“an ode to the past, and about keeping good memories alive and letting the bad ones die.”
Watch the Carl Raymond Hansen directed clip for “Since Then” below:
“Since Then” is Provoker’s first record since 2018’s Dark Angel EP.
It was recorded at home by Lopez and Petty, mixed by Steve Nalepa, and beautifully mastered by Josh Bonati,