what people are saying about Coloring Electric Like -


"...scope Portland’s Coloring Electric Like, who rampage beautifully, like a Northwestern My Bloody Valentine."
  - Dave Segal, Seattle Stranger

"...dreamy yet heavy sounds with strong rhythms and unforgettable vocals. Where industrial meets dreampop, shoegaze and darkwave, you will find Coloring Electric Like." 

   - Dark Noise Radio

"...meticulously blended layers of sonic of shoegaze and industrial should find a lot to like..."

   - 100 Bands in 100 Days

"Immersive and sexy....fascinating, mysterious, *sick*"
"if you love Portishead, Curve and Massive Attack, then do me a favour and listen immediately."
"Their namesake song, Coloring Electric Like, is simply one of the most sexy, sensual and provocative songs I've heard in recent times."
  - Renato Malizia, The Blog that Celebrates Itself, and Vinil FM Radio, Brazil

"Fusing electronica, shoegaze, with a pinch of trance, Coloring Electric Like can take your mind on a spiritual road trip that you do not want to end".
  - Anarchy Radio


"Coloring Electric Like - the sound of a new gaze"
  - Lee Madge, Untapped: The Best Unsigned and Independent Music from Around the World, Wolfman Radio, UK

"a beautiful nightmare"   -fan


"addicted in 3,2,1..."   -fan


release - MARCH 15 2021

"a beautiful nightmare --"

-- a beautiful noise in a world gone mad.
Portland-based Coloring Electric Like lives simultaneously in the worlds of darkwave, industrial, shoegaze, and triphop. The duo create a sound that is surprisingly big - a sonic landscape of layered guitar and synthesizer, moving from dark and dreamy to searing and corrosive, with haunting vocals that get under your skin.

In March 2018 Coloring Electric Like released their version of Undertow by Lush. The second track on Lovelife, A Homage to Lush, on TCTBI Records.

The TBTCI compilation, Forever and Again - a Tribute to My Bloody Valentine, included Coloring Electric Like's choice Slow, released January 17, 2017.

Coloring Electric Like's song The Tree is the first track on The Lovecraft's annual compilation, volume 7, released November 2016, on limited edition gold vinyl.

Coloring Electric Like released their haunting version of the song Lullaby on the compilation album The Cure: In Other Voices, on TBTCI Records, in October of 2016.

Their self-titled EP supported their spring tour in 2016, paired with Seattle act Cannabidroids, on the Robotic Stimulus Tour which included Las Vegas, Reno, Phoenix, Boise, Salt  Lake City, and El Paso.

In 2015 Coloring Electric Like contributed to the New Order Tribute Album, Dreams Never End, on The Blog That Celebrates Itself Records,
making the Shoegazer Alive Best Compilations of 2015 and
Forkster's Finest 25 Album Selections for 2015