Lea Porcelain’s ‘HYMNS TO THE NIGHT’ made it into our list of top albums in 2017. Without wasting any time, the Berlin-based duo are now gearing up for the release of a new EP scheduled to land in April. The first track taken from the upcoming record is the song ‘Gotta Run’, which the band have shared the official video for. Directed by Lea Porcelain themselves, the story revolves around a priest who is at odds with his chosen life. Trying to find light in this ball of confusion, he lets loose by dancing around the church. Have a look.
Danish trio Nelson Can has released their extremely impressive ‘EP3’, which is out via Alcopop Records. Aside from us having already played it countless times, one of the top tracks on the EP is their tune ‘Downtown’. They have now released a video for the cut. Shot by Jakob Sleiborg and edited by MAGMA CPH, the visuals feature the girls performing the song with the entire video shaded in red. You can watch ‘Downtown’ below.
Son Lux will drop their fifth album ‘Brighter Wounds’ on February 9th via City Slang. One of the songs featured on the new work is the capturing track ‘Slowly’, which they have shared the official video for. Directed by Alex Cook, the black and white shot visuals depict a woman and a girl minding after a number of patients who they borrow drops of blood from, treating it similar to a sacrifice.
One the albums that we’re excited about in 2018 is the debut LP from London trio Dream Wife. Since releasing their initial ‘EP01’ record back in 2016, the band’s blend of punk, pop and indie have garnished them a lovely following and spins of BBC Radio 1. With their self-titled album landing January 23rd, Dream Wife have revisited their track ‘Hey Heartbreaker’ with another video, this time directed by Mason London. What you have here is an animation of the girls as robots playing in their restricted Bar Lolita establishment before finally breaking free. Have a look.
First Aid Kit have revisited that magical night of high school prom with their latest video ‘Fireworks’. Directed by Mats Udd, clips of the Swedish band takes a nod at the 80s as big hair plays a key part of the classic essentials. For those who actually went to their school prom, this may bring back either magical or dreadful memories of slow dancing with that special person or having to settle for a last minute date. ‘Fireworks’ is taken from First Aid Kit’s forthcoming LP ‘Ruins’, out January 19th. Check it out.
At this point you can say that Jay-Z isn’t releasing music videos anymore, rather short films. Having consistently dropped videos to various tracks on his album ‘4:44’ that have taken the visual game to high levels, Jay-Z now unveils his latest treatment to his song ‘Family Feud’ which features his wife Beyoncé. What starts off as an all-star cast of actors depicting the betrayal of a family legacy, transitions into Jay, Beyoncé and their daughter Blu Ivy in a cathedral as Hov gives his confession on rappers, the importance of family togetherness and of course, his success. ‘Family Feud’ is directed by Ava DuVernay.
Casablanca singer Ghita is proven that there are so hot cuts bubbling from out of Morocco. Having caught the attention with tracks like ‘How Low’, she now makes her return with her latest video ‘Mindfvck’. The visuals feature the rising talent on set with a load of people complete in party mode as they dance in a studio and eventually rips apart a bunch of cassette tapes. The song itself is definitely uber-catchy and will probably help to shoot the singer to the next level. Have a look. Read more […]
Singer and musician Jessica Falk is using the power of music to highlight the strengths of her family with her latest single and video ‘Make A Change’. The track actually features her 15-year old daughter RockyLi. Filmed among the grand beauty of nature, the video shows loving and tender moments between the two as aiding clips of them performing the song create a complete feeling of togetherness. Out now, the song is also produced in conjunction with the Brain Injury Fund as both parties are Read more […]
There is something about the chemistry between The Bug and grime vet Flowdan that just blatantly works. During the days of dubstep, the two completely tore down raves with tracks like ‘Jah War’, a dark and post-apocalyptic frenzy of bass fury led by Flowdan’s distinct ragga flow. Joining forces once again, the two have unveiled the video for their latest track ‘Bad’. Directed by Vasilisa Forbes, the stark black and white visuals feature a young Flowdan in the estates, transcending to the present, Read more […]
Null + Void brings forth the official video for ‘Take It Easy’ featuring The Big Pink, which is taken from his current LP ‘Cryosleep’. Filmed in Los Angeles, obscure shots of various buildings and the sunny landscape is presented in almost a surreal manner, as the camera follows a stripper throughout the city. According to director Aluapa Waymore, the video is “set in a futuristic city where stolen memories of love are sold online like pornography. A faceless character in a high tower watches over the vast city. In a dark room, a lonely soul tries to find human connection through a purchased memory of a beautiful girl.” Check it out.