CrushnPain | Washington, DC | Photos by: Jen Meller

CrushnPain of Washington DC | Photos courtesy of: Jen Meller Photography

In Studio Shoot: American University Photo Studio | Live Shots: Black Cat in Washington DC on 14 October, 2016

The vision of multi-instrumentalist Austin Gallas, CrushnPain is an experimental pop duo based in Washington, DC.

On stage, CrushnPain is the type of band that you just can’t look away from. The combination of synth wizard Erik Sleight’s progressive dance beats and Gallas’ sultry vocals is immediately captivating. Off stage Austin Gallas and Erik Sleight are down to earth, fun, and passionate about their craft.  

CrushnPain released their EP All Mountains April 2016 and their newest single “Enjoined” Both can be found on: CrushnPain’s debut album is anticipated for April 2017.  It will be released by local DC label, Blight Records.

CrushnPain is: Austin Gallas on vox, keyboard; Erik Sleight on drum machines, sequencers, synthesizers.