Tour mates Holy Sons and Elisa Ambrogio are better known to casual music fans for their work in other projects. With Magik Markers, singer Ambrogio has carved out a role as the anchoring point in the Connecticut art-rock crew's everywhere-at-once sound. Meanwhile, Emil Amos, frontman of Holy Sons, is best known for his roles in Om, where he handles drums, and the instrumental psych-rock collective Grails.

Tour mates Holy Sons and Elisa Ambrogio are better known to casual music fans for their work in other projects. With Magik Markers, singer Ambrogio has carved out a role as the anchoring point in the Connecticut art-rock crew’s everywhere-at-once sound. Meanwhile, Emil Amos, frontman of Holy Sons, is best known for his roles in Om, where he handles drums, and the instrumental psych-rock collective Grails.

The similarities end there. With Holy Sons, Amos favors gloomy soundscapes ideally suited to these short, bone-chilling fall days. “Doomed Myself,” the opening cut off the band’s latest, The Fact Facer, sets the tone, building around dirge-like guitars and emotionless, flat-lining vocals.

Ambrogio, in contrast, imbues her lo-fi solo debut The Immoralist with the most heartfelt of feelings — particularly on lead single “Superstitious,” a relatively straightforward ballad where she details the various superstitions she’s fallen prey to in her efforts to keep a good relationship from going bad.

“I block the paths of black cats,” she coos. “To keep you loving me.” Mission accomplished.

Photo courtesy of Elisa Ambrogio