Take the drummer for a veteran Boston hardcore group and the singer of an ethereal indie guitar act and put them together, and you might not expect the results to be dreamy electro-pop, but that's what happened with Confessions. But while the debut EP from Amanda Dellevigne of Night Fruit and Alex Garcia-Rivera, drummer for American Nightmare (and darkwave act Cold Cave), takes the form of an electronic-sounding production, it was, the band boasts, recorded the old-fashioned way: no loops or samples. That comes through in the warmth of tracks like opener and clear standout "I'll Always Be Your Girl." A vaporous gust of fluttering high hats, and fluttering heartbeats, it calls to mind the instantly likeable synth-disco of Sally Shapiro. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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