Non-binary androgynous artist areté is adventurous and assertive, branding a unique style of avant-pop.
areté's latest single 'Trip', highlights edgy experimental soundscapes powered by intense electro-pop production. The newly released provocative visuals for the track, take listeners on a journey through a toxic relationship that has resulted in deep distress and a multiple personality disorder for the victim. Paralleled with a hallucinogenic trip, the video illustrates the highs and lows of living with a multiple personality disorder. areté's surrealist art of storytelling transports you to another dimension while conveying her own life experiences in a dramatized way.
This NYC-native fuses poetry and modernized choreography, pairing seamlessly with her dance-inspired electro sound. Reminiscent of Iggy Pop and Bjork, areté draws from a background as a director of theatre and film to excite the senses and craft something truly unexpected, slightly uncomfortable yet captivating.
areté's single 'Trip' is off her upcoming EP Cassandra. The EP is a conceptual album with interactive narratives. Wrapping listeners in an alternate universe of daring digital sound, it will change your whole outlook on reality.
Acting as a reminder to others to command their own voice, 'Trip' is an empowering anthem for anyone who's ever felt put down or controlled. Take a listen now.