Bess (of Whitecauldron) is a North American artist with an extensive career in different artistic fields and with a work that extends to other musical projects such as White Cauldron, a band she shares with Toothpinch, and in which they explore diverse sound influences derived from dark genres such as industrial metal or witch house, as well as being influenced by other alternative styles such as experimental pop.
Bess’s versatility includes activities in other artistic disciplines such as dance or writing, even in the musical field, as well as being a composer, she is also avid in sound treatment, and all these interests are directly reflected in her music.
Bess has recently released No Cover, an album with a concept based on one of the great tragedies we are exposed to in our lives, the loss of a loved and close person, and the subsequent emotional state experienced. Unfortunately, this same trauma has been experienced by many families in the last year and a half, the pandemic caused by COVID-19 has shattered many lives and many families, including this artist. Bess is currently working on a video for the song “What A Fool Believes”, a tribute to her brother who passed away from this horrible disease.
No Cover is an 11-track album with a heterogeneous sound and influences from various musical genres. On the album we can find clear references to rock and also synthetic textures and rhythms that combine with Bess’ penetrating voice, as well as the collaboration of her partner Toothpinch on a couple of tracks and some interesting versions of Leonard Cohen’s “Everybody Knows”, Diana Ross’ “Do You Know Where You’re Going To” and “The New York Times”. Audioslave’s “I am the Highway”.
Release date: September 9th, 2021.