Persona Premieres New Single And Music Video, “Whole Again”: WATCH
The adage that states “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” hits home for Long Island Indie/Pop rock quartet Persona and their brand new single “Whole Again,” out TODAY with a corresponding music video. Running off the recent release of their last single, “Indie Cowboy” (and whilst preparing to record a new album), Persona takes indie rock to new heights, continuing to explore past the realms of the genre and incorporating crisp elements of both alternative rock and pop into the mix. Although the track is quite personal, the corresponding music video (watch HERE) adds even more layers to the band’s ‘persona,’ showcasing a toxic relationship on it’s way down.Taking their individual, unique pains and applying it to Persona’s creative process, the final result is an indie mish mosh of triumph. About the release of “Whole Again”, the band states:
“Whole Again” is about coming down off of a breakup and finding yourself, exactly where you are supposed to be. I think we all can relate to a toxic love relationship. Where you love a person so dearly, but they are just not good for you and you stay complacent and settle for all the negative outcomes of the relationship. “Whole Again” is about settling in to the uncomfortable situations after a breakup and finding yourself and growing.
Demi Mitchell Releases Debut Album ‘The Overflow’
Packed with hazy alt-country rock Newcastle’s Demi Mitchell delivers ‘The Overflow’, a glorious debut full length matched with a stack of launch shows.
Full of soul, the deeply personal release explores the vulnerability of relationships through dark lyricism, with Mitchell using the album as a means of catharsis. Each track is full of hazy guitars and melancholic beats but the glue that holds everything together is Mitchell’s dreamy vocals.
Promising to “make your face melt and your boyfriend cry”, ‘Twin’ sees VOIID flexing their lyrical and sonic dexterity, urging listeners to embrace their individuality. Pushing back on societal pressures to conform aesthetically, VOIID warn – “you’ll never get anywhere, looking like everyone else”. Quintessential razor-wire guitar, brattish drums and forthright vocals collide in the brazen third cut from VOIID’s upcoming debut album. Lead guitarist Kate McGuire explains, “The song is about society’s expectations of how we should look, dress, feel and sound and that the only person who should dictate these things for you is yourself. We feel that abiding by someone else’s standards won’t get you anywhere.”
ARY – ‘Dead to Me’
“Dead to Me” is how they’ve named their new track, and the band definitely explored and covered new sonic grounds with this one.
Darling James releases neon-dream video for ‘Silver Bullet’
Darling James says “I wanted the clip to show a slow but dramatic change in someone’s mental state like a religious ecstasy where it’s hard to tell if the person is transcending and in the midst of an amazing experience or completely losing their mind and having an awful time. You could maybe call it ‘manic stability’, i.e. a bit of both! In the end the character seems to be saved or at least calmed by this shark image which is perhaps his version of a totem”.
ROMES share video for indie-pop anthem ‘Summer Sound’
Canadian-Irish four piece ROMES have shared the lyric video for the Beach mix of their new single ‘Summer Sound’. The perfect soundtrack to the UK’s scorching heatwave, the video bursts with colourful, pop-art stylings leaving you dreaming of the sun, sea and cocktails.
The funked up, indie-pop anthem has been blowing up at regional radio across Britain with 130 stations now playing it. With its infectious hooks, it is a clear fan-favourite with the original featuring on their 2017 self-titled album.
Constanza Herrero – ‘Packing Up’ Single & Video
Constanza Herrero is an Australian/Chilean singer-songwriter. Before moving to Australia to study at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Constanza found success as a teenager in Chile. She released solo music under the artist name, Kota, which then saw her join MTV Latin America award winning band, Sixpack, and star in the Nickelodeon TV series, Karkú.
Aeolian launched ‘Black Storm’ (Official Lyric Video)
Get relief from the heat wave with this cold and rainy lyric video “Black Storm” by the melodic death metal group Aeolian. The first lyric video of their upcoming debut album Silent Witness, to be released on Sep 12th by Snow Wave Records.
Italian producer Junior Black reveals new single + music video for ‘Easy Loving’ feat. JAYLIEN
Italian DJ and producer Junior Black joins forces with American singer/songwriter JAYLIEN for new single, ‘Easy Loving’.
The rich and melodic new production spawned from an initial Instagram conversation between the two artists and sees Junior Black explore a fresh new sound. The pair have also dropped the official video for the release, as they frolic effortlessly with two females on a fun-filled night around LA.
Manic Street Preachers share new single ‘People Give In’
Manic Street Preachers round off the summer and one of their busiest years to date with a new single and some very special shows. ‘People Give In’ is the opening track of their latest album ‘Resistance Is Futile’ and is accompanied by a video showing some of the highlights of their touring over 2018. The band also have been announced to play the Radio 2 ‘Live in Hyde Park’ show in London on 9th September and the Absolute Radio 10th Anniversary Show at Shepherds Bush Empire on 25th September.
Lady Geraldine releases Pete Townsend inspired ‘A Trick Of The Light’
The life of Lady Geraldine feels like a work of fiction, with every combination of heartache and achievement. She was born profoundly deaf as a child, to discovering sound after an operation in her early twenties that ignited her love of music in a way no-one who has always been able to hear could possibly imagine!
Lady Geraldine’s latest release ‘A Trick Of The Light’ shows off Gerladine’s experimental side, whilst her vocals float over the track. The Tremolo/ wah wah guitar work echoes the likes of Pete Townsend and Tom Morello, whilst still encapsulating Geraldine’s classic rock style.
Rising US artist Just Loud has released the infectiously funky new song ‘Soul Train’ featuring a very special guest – Debbie Harry. In the new video, Just Loud and Debbie engage in a high-speed chase brought to life through ’70s-inspired animation with a modern edge.
The video is directed by the world-renowned Kidmograph (Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, and Tiesto) and premiered with V Magazine.
STREAKING IN TONGUES and their new album Kindergarten Prayers
STREAKING IN TONGUES are an experimental father/son duo from the tiny village of Otisville, Michigan. The multi-instrumentalists, father Ronnie Ferguson and his 11-year-old son Elliott, are known for their genre-melding albums, multimedia concerts, and creative music videos. Life Support, their second album, was selected as one of the best albums of 2016 by Spirit You All, garnering comparisons to Elliott Smith, Daniel Johnston, Sufjan Stevens, and Mount Eerie. Their new album Kindergarten Prayers combines the diaristic intimacy of the aforementioned singer-songwriters with an equal mix of sprawling, homespun experimentation reminiscent of The Flaming Lips and Bright Eyes. In addition to recording albums and making music videos, the two are heavily involved in other creative projects. Ronnie, long prolific in theatre as a playwright/director/actor and score composer, will see the publication of his first book of poetry, Selfies, later this year through Harvard Square Press.