Purity Ring

Purity Ring

You don't exactly dance to the music of Purity Ring. Rather, you drift, and are carried away. The Edmonton, Canada-based duo, formed by 23-year-old Megan James and 21-year-old Corin Roddick, are part of a genre-defiant category of music. Let's call it future pop. Swooning and eerily sexy, Purity Ring's gliding sound blends the best of what's in vogue with what endures—equal parts DJ Screw, Lindsey Buckingham, a sprinkling of the Mad Decent coterie and yes, nursery rhymes. Only in 2011 could you expect to hear all of those things synthesized in one... more