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The Venus Fly Trap – Icon (Glass Modern Records 28 September 2018)

British cult outfit The Venus Fly Trap to release ‘Icon’ album

British cult outfit The Venus Fly Trap have announced they will release their new ‘Icon’ LP via Glass Modern Records. This Bladerunner rock n roll sees post-punk fuse with dark electronica envisioned through rose-tinted shades and dark acidic visions.

Founded in Northampton by Alex Novak (vocals) and Andrew Denton(guitar, programming) in 1986 after Novak parted company with darkwave post-punk band Attrition, mythology has always been part of The Venus Fly Trap’s psyche, alongside space and science fiction. This is music created for imaginary films for your mind.

The Venus Fly Trap emerged from the same fold as Bauhaus, with Novak having attended art school with three-quarters of the band and gigging alongside Bauhaus in several previous bands. Bauhaus’ Kevin Haskins would later produce the band’s 1989 EP ‘Rocket USA / Cloud 9 / Opium War’ and co-produced the ‘Shedding Another Skin’ LP (1992) with Pat Fish (The Jazz Butcher). Fish also produced their ‘Pandoras Box’ album (1991).

Produced by Martin Bowes of Attrition fame and also Pigface, the new ‘Icon’ album follows the ‘Nemesis’ LP (2008) and ‘Metamorphosis’, which released on limited red vinyl in 2016.

The Venus Fly Trap draws inspiration from many sources, including psychedelia via post punk electronica, reggae via Bauhaus, film noir, The Velvet Underground, Joy Division, The Doors, Sisters of Mercy and Nine Inch Nails.

About this new album, Alex Novak says, “I was inspired by ancient mythology how it has been subverted via cinema and TV screen idols / godesses..and the nature of fame via TV and the internet… the fascination of being famous for being famous, drawing on what Warhol said “in the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes’.

With a strong European following, earlier releases came out via labels Danceteria (France), Azyl (Czech Republic), Spectre (Germany), Soundbuster (Germany), SPV (Germany Poland) and Big Blue (Poland).

Their live music adventures have seen them shared the stage with The Mission, Spacemen 3, Tom Verlaine (Television), Clan Of Xymox, New Model Army, Killing Joke, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Attrition, Pop Will Eat Itself, Chameleons, Christian Death, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, The Jazz Butcher, Sultans Of Ping and Front Line Assembly, among others.

The ‘Icon’ album will be released on September 28. It will be available on CD via Glass Modern Records and digitally across online stores and streaming platforms, as well as Bandcamp.

TRACK LIST
1. Icon
2. Vitesse
3. Voodoo Voodo
4. Flashback
5. Deadly Nightshade
6. Return Of Sidewinder
7. The Genesis Of The Daleks
8. Puppet
9. In The Moonlight

CREDITS
Alex Novak – Vox
Andrew Denton – Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals & Programing

Paul Cox – Backing Vocals (Track 8,9), 12 String (Track 9)
Nathan Bundy – Additional Keyboards (Track 4,6)
Sylvie Denton – Spoken Word (Track 1,2)
Anthony Denton – Spoken Word / Backing Vox (Track 1,9)
Martin Bowes – The Exterminator
Music by A.Denton / Lyrics by A.Novak © Venus Fly Trap 2018

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Posted by on September 22, 2018 in Alternative, Goth

 

Viva Death – Illuminate LP (Functional Equivalent Recordings 26 October 2018)

Viva Death announce new ‘Illuminate’ LP, preview lead single ‘Ready to Go’

Alternative rock outfit Viva Death has announced they will release their first new album in eight years through Functional Equivalent Records. The ‘Illuminate’ LP features 14 tracks, set for release in late October. Ahead of that, the band presents the lead single ‘Ready to Go’.

Viva Death is a recording project with an evolving cast of collaborators and an audacious vision of 21st century rock music.  Having started as a baritone-guitar driven project spearheaded by Scott Shiflett and Trever Keith of Face to Face, the lineup came to also include Scott’s brother Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters), omnipresent drummer Josh Freese (The Vandals, Devo, A Perfect Circle, Nine Inch Nails, Weezer), and producer extraordinaire Chad Blinman (Face To Face, Jarboe, Faith and The Muse, Saves The Day, The Get Up Kids).

As the bassist of Southern California pop-punk titans Face to Face for over twenty years, and frequent touring guitarist for Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Scott Shiflett is a player of exceptional skill and energy.  Since 2001, Shiflett has been channeling his more adventurous inclinations into Viva Death.

This new LP follows the album ‘Curse The Darkness’ (2010), a labor-of-love project between Blinman and Scott Shiflett, who played virtually all of the instruments on that album. Viva Death has previously issues two albums – ‘Viva Death’ (2002) and ‘One Percent Panic’ (2006).

Viva Death embodies an ethos of free expression, DIY, rejecting the status quo – to operate beyond industry confines and expectations, creating a series of works that hold a distinct identity while defying easy categorization.

Since ‘Curse The Darkness’ (2010) released, Viva Death has taken a back seat since Face To Face became much busier and due to the fact that Shiflett and Blinman now live on opposite coasts. They came together a while back to record the new Viva Death album ‘Illuminate’.

On ‘Illuminate’, Viva Death continue their mission of unbridled creativity and unapologetic artistry, offering listeners a sonic journey through a vast and richly detailed world, at times explosive and brashly confrontational, then unexpectedly fragile and ethereal.  Stretching Viva Death into a wider range of style and sound than ever before, this album reasserts Shiflett’s distinctive vision as a songwriter and performer. ‘Illuminate’ is a sprawling sonic adventure, drawing comparisons to the great classic rock gatefold epics.

These 14 songs seamlessly combine familiar tones with unfamiliar twists, weaving a path through classic hard rock, alternative, post-punk and avant-garde, never devolving into empty nostalgia.  Together, Shiflett’s songs create a compelling personal narrative of introspection and alienation, with moments of savage criticism and dark satire.

“We’ve covered a lot of ground with Viva Death – surprising for a project that started almost by accident.  On this record I wanted to go more personal than before, both in the songwriting and in the overall sonic approach…not shying away from my biggest influences (David Bowie, the Beatles, Bauhaus, Pink Floyd, the Clash), hopefully making something that evokes aspects of those classic records but also sounds new and unexpected.  We wanted to draw the listener in closer, but push the extremes farther in every direction,” says Scott Shiflett.

“Every album started with a kind of experimental question that defined the recording process.  Scott and I made the third record mostly by ourselves. On this new record, the experiment was ‘Can we expand the stylistic palette even further, and make something that feels like a classic rock double album––but without using any actual drum sets or guitar amps?’  Every record began with a different set of parameters, but every record sounds unmistakably like Viva Death,” says Chad Blinman, a 30-year veteran electronic musician and engineer, who has brought his meticulous skill and sonic inventiveness to every Viva Death release.

As of October 26, ‘Illuminate’ will be available from major digital download and streaming providers worldwide, but already can be pre-ordered from various sites, including Viva Death’s own Bandcamp.

TRACK LIST
1. Ready to Go
2. Trip
3. Sound the Alarm
4. Windows
5. Don’t Box Me In
6. Two Hands
7. Seasons
8. Petitioning the Black Wall
9. New Terrors
10. Unclear
11. Storm
12. Slipping Away
13. Man in the Street
14. Damnatio Memoriae

CREDITS
Scott Shiflett – instruments, voices
Chad Blinman – drums, noises
All songs written by Scott Shiflett and published by Scott Shiflett Music (BMI)
Recorded and mixed at The Eye Socket by Chad Blinman
Produced by Viva Death
Mastered by Joe Gastwirt
Cover art by Stewy (stewy.eu)
Graphic design by Chad Blinman
© 2018 Functional Equivalent Recordings.  FER006

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Posted by on September 13, 2018 in Alternative

 

Clark Twain – Try Too Hard (21 September 2018)

Austin’s Clark Twain Presents Easy Summer Single ‘Try to Hard’

Austin-based indie pop artist Clark Twain has announced his new single ‘Try Too Hard’, a serene pop offering off his coming debut album ‘Life is Wonderful’. His music is influenced by such artists as Death Cab for Cutie, the Flaming Lips, Ben Kweller, and John Mayer.

“I think of songs as little spaces. they are created to be visited: like a room in your house, a nook in your hometown, a store on your favorite street. you know where it is, have an experience with it, and can go back to it to wander around as often as you’d like. I hope these little spaces I’m creating provide some refuge, a place to dance, and maybe even a place to bring a friend and eat tacos,” says Clark Twain.

“I wrote ‘Try Too Hard’ for the people I accidentally hurt in life. I can be stubborn and unintentionally cause harm to those I love and/or work with.”

This new track follows up Twain’s debut single ‘Fly High (Like Richard Branson)’, a fun and upbeat track that is infectious with high positivity. The fun, high-flying accompanying video was directed by Vanessa Pla,who also co-produced it with Clark Twain.

Clark Twain is the solo moniker of Clark Nowlin, who began playing guitar at 10, cutting his teeth on Metallica and Nirvana covers with friends in the attic and starting his first band a few years later. He eventually quit his day job to fully immerse himself in the world of music “because the gig money put enough gas in my tank”. After touring and recording with Tim Halperin and Marshall Young for a few years and supporting various artists, he amassed recording gear, learned the ropes, and began producing various musical projects.

Clark dedicated a solid 6-month block of time to working on his new material, beginning in January of this year, and splitting time between Elmwood Studios in Dallas, Clark’s home studio in Austin, and in Denton, Texas with Brack Cantrell, one of Clark’s all-time favorite producers, who also mixed his new material. Mastering was performed by Jon Törnblom.

“If music is to serve any purpose, it’s to remind us that we’re alive and that we’re not alone. For me, making it is a sign that I’m alive. Connecting with it is a sign that this big mysterious journey called life isn’t new territory and that whatever situation we’re in – someone’s already been there and has made it through,” says Clark Twain.

“I’m an eternal optimist and truly believe the best is yet to come in our experiences here on Earth. If there’s a shred of this hope embodied in this music, I’ve achieved my goal. I hope that these sounds put a little wind-in-your-sails when needed on a still day.”

Clark Twain’s ‘Try To Hard’ will be released on September 21. Already now, you can find his debut single “Fly High (Like Richard Branson)” through online stores and streaming platforms such as Spotify, as well as Bandcamp.

LIVE DATES
Sept 10 Austin – Skylark Lounge
Nov 16  Austin – private album release party
Nov 17  Austin – Spiderhouse Ballroom (album release party)
Oct 1    Austin – Skylark Lounge

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Posted by on September 10, 2018 in Alternative

 

The Swagger – Heart ‘N’ Soul (31 August 2018)

London’s The Swagger presents bold new single ‘Heart ‘N’ Soul’

London outfit The Swagger presents their bold new single ‘Heart ‘N’ Soul’, which is set for release on August 31. Ahead of this, the band are previewing their new video, which features a surprising story line and unexpected ending, cloaked in dark humour.

‘Heart ‘N’ Soul’ was produced by Mike Bennett (Ian Brown, The Specials, Doctor & The Medics) with Angus Wallace (Wishbone Ash, Spiritualized, The Fall) as sound engineer. It was recorded at Far Heath Studios in Northamptonshire, famed for recordings by The Specials, The Fall and The Prodigy, among others.

This single follows their eponymous debut EP (2016), produced by Graham Bonnar (Swervedriver / The Brian Jonestown Massacre), engineered by Josh Green (Madness, Robbie Williams, Franz Ferdinand), mixed and mastered by Pat Collier (The Vibrators). It was recorded at the renowned Konk Studios in North London, founded by The Kinks’ Ray and Dave Davies.

The Swagger are an indie-alternative, acoustic-pop rock band from Hornsey, North London UK formed in 2011. The band consists of brothers Lee Stevens (lead vocals, rhythm guitar) and Paul Stevens(lead guitar, backing vocals), together with Will O’Connell (bass guitar). Originally playing small London pubs and clubs as The Mad Hatters UK, The Swagger was born in 2011 when the brothers were joined by their friend Will O’Connell.

‘Heart ‘N’ Soul’ is a confessional love song based on admiring one’s beauty from a far. Here we find an easy-to-catch old school vibe in a melody fitting for the here and now.

“I wanted to write a catchy British indie melodic pop tune with great harmonies with a dark edge to it. I rather fancied a girl at the time and wanted to express the way i felt about her. The song pretty much wrote itself. Simplicity was the key. This is a love song with a Kinks and Madness vibe, listening to these bands who have inspired me for many years now,” says Lee Stevens.

With influences including The Beatles, The Kinks, Oasis, The Who, Ocean Colour Scene, and Stereophonics, The Swagger’s music is modern acoustic pop-rock with a catchy yet gritty aesthetic, combining melodic 60’s style harmonies and classic 90’s Britpop indie-alternative.

The band has supported Creation Records’ Hurricane #1, arranged through supporter Alan McGee, as well as Slydigs, in addition to headlining The Cavern Club in Liverpool for the International Pop Festival 2017. Their impressive live show has earned them support from not only McGee, but also John Power (The La’s, Cast).

As of August 31, The Swagger’s new single will be available through online stores and streaming platforms. The band is also offering a free download of the track via Bandcamp or Music Glue.

The Swagger’s single release show will take place on August 24 at London’s 02 Academy Islington (stage time 6:00 pm) as part of ‘Loud in London’ Festival, featuring bands such as Toploader, Republica, Space and EMF, among others. On September 1, they play an unplugged set at The Islington, 1 Tolpuddle Street (stage time 4:30 pm).

CREDITS
Lee Stevens – Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
Paul Stevens – Rhythm/Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Backing Vocals
Roger Malaquias – Drums
Written by Lee Stevens & Paul Stevens
Recorded by The Swagger 2018
Produced by Mike Bennett & The Swagger
Recorded at Far Heath studios, Long Buckby Northamptonshire UK
Engineered, Mixed & Mastered by Angus Wallace
Cover artwork by Lee Stevens

Music video created by Electric Copper Films Ltd
Produced by Tina Emmett
Directed & Editing by Ben Coen

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Posted by on August 23, 2018 in Alternative

 

The Mutineers – Τhreshold EP (Mutiny Studios 14 September 2018)

The Mutineers to release ‘Threshold EP’, unveil video for ‘Drug For That’

Ahead of a busy 2018 national tour schedule, The Mutineers have announced their new five-track ‘Threshold’ EP, slated for release on September 14. At this time, they present a brand new video for ‘Drug For That’, filmed and directed by California-based photographer and visual artist Clovis IV.  The track, previously released on ‘Live At B-Side’will be offered as a bonus track on a special Bandcamp edition of the EP.

Based in Portland, Oregon, The Mutineers are a rock n roll husband-wife duo with country leanings and punk rock tendencies. With Brian Mathusek on guitar and Merry Young on drums, the couple share vocal duties. Sounding like a cross between Johnny and June with John Doe and Exene, and a bit of Nick Cave and PJ Harvey, their sound esthetic is influenced by such artists as Bruce Springsteen, X, Nick Cave, Loretta Lynn, and Elvis Presley.

“We wrote ‘Drug For That’ around 2012/13, when I felt there was little to no politics in new music. There wasn’t a lot of angst because things felt sort of under control. We had a willful blindness towards our actions on the world stage. Culturally, there was this worship of gawdy celebrities that was over the top. I wanted to write something that lambasted the idea of American Exceptionalism because none of what I was seeing seemed too exceptional. Musically, the song was inspired by my time in punk and hard core bands in NJ in the 90’s and by The Dead Kennedys,” says Brian Mathusek.

Merry Young explains: “This video was shot in the area surrounding our home in Southeast Washington. It’s a place where decay and growth are intermingled. The beautiful buildings, that must have once held so much promise, are left to rot away. They are the shadows of someone else’s dream. We thought it made for a striking backdrop to this video. This song is for those who haven’t bought into the idea of American Exceptionalism, and to those of you who would like to get back to the basics of life.”

Co-produced alongside Raymond Richards (The Parson Red Heads) at B-Side Recording Studio in Portland, this is the band’s third EP and fifth significant release. Originally founded by Brian Mathusek and Michael Astudillo in 2007 and joined by Merry Young soon afterwards, The Mutineers debuted with their ‘Tidal Wave’ EP in 2008, followed by the ‘Nihilisteria’ EP (2009) and ‘From the Dirge to the Dance’ LP (2011). The new fully-arranged recordings diverge from the duo’s previous release ‘Live at B-Side’ (2016), which was recorded without any overdubs.

With this latest effort, The Mutineers have begun a new chapter, collaborating more closely in their songwriting process. Their latest songs feature characters who are flawed, stubborn and struggling with their demons. They wander confused, obsessed, addicted and envious, through the microcosms of Threshold in search of happiness, understanding and love.

The Mutineers will be touring nationally through the fall. In the past two years, they have given over 120 performances in 30 states. They have shared the stage with such notable artists as The Tallest Man on Earth, Langhorne Slim, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Larry and His Flask, The Devil Makes Three, The White Buffalo, and Murder by Death. When not touring, the couple run a graphic design and screen printing business, Mutiny Studios.

In collaboration with Clovis IV, a visual storyteller, The Mutineers have continued exploring the visuals associated with their song themes, helping express their music, in still images and now on music video. Clovis started working in the visual arts in the early 90’s. Connected to the worlds of music and media, he has continued to express the stories of artists & individuals in still and moving images. Be it as a photographer or designer, Clovis has worked with many artists, including New Model Army, Thievery Corporation, Faith and the Muse, Concrete Blonde and Flesh For Lulu.

As of September 14, ‘Threshold’ will be available digitally on all major platforms and as a limited edition hand-printed, numbered and signed CD, available directly from the band at live shows or through their website. Comprised of five tracks, the special Bandcamp edition also features ‘Drug For That’ as a bonus track.

In support of this new release, The Mutineers will be heading out on their extensive U.S. tour, which kicks off on September 13.

TRACK LIST

1. Hard Sell
2. Couldn’t Get Over You
3. Afterthought
4. I’ve Got The Bottle
5. Hourglass
Drug For That (bonus track for Bandcamp edition)

CREDITS
Brian Mathusek – guitar and vocals
Merry Young – drums and vocals
Raymond Richards – electric guitar, baritone guitar, bass guitar, pedal steel and percussion
Produced by The Mutineers and Raymond Richards at B-Side Recording Studio in Portland
Engineering and mixing by Raymond Richards
All photos and video by Clovis IV

PORTLAND TO PORTLAND TOUR DATES
Sept. 13   La Grande, OR – Ten Depot St
Sept. 14   Boise, ID – The Funky Taco for EP RELEASE SHOW
Sept. 15   Salt Lake City, UT – Private Event
Sept. 16   Denver, CO – Lion’s Lair (with The Dollhouse Thieves, D.W.Doucet, Bear & the Beasts)
Sept. 18   Topeka, KS – The Boobie Trap
Sept. 19   Dubuque, IA – The Lift
Sept. 20   Milwaukee, WI – Boone & Crockett
Sept. 21   Hamtramck, MI – The Outer Limits Lounge (with John Salvage)
Sept. 22   Lakewood, OH – The Five O’clock Lounge (with The Del Rios)
Sept. 23   Pittsburgh, PA – Howlers (with The Devil’s Holler)
Sept. 25   Youngstown, OH – Cedars West End
Sept. 26   Rochester, NY – Abilene Bar & Lounge
Sept. 27   Albany, NY – The Low Beat
Sept. 29   Norwood, NJ – Gerry’s Place
Oct. 3   Burlington, VT – Radio Bean
Oct. 4   Portland, ME – Dogfish Bar & Grille
Oct. 6   Becket, MA – Dream Away Lodge
Oct. 9   Jersey City, NJ – Pet Shop
Oct. 17   Harrisonburg, VA – TBD
Oct. 18   Baltimore, MD – Dangerously Delicious Pies
Oct. 19   Washington, DC – The Pie Shop (with Wonky Tonk and The Highballers)
Oct. 20   Staunton, VA – The Pompei Lounge
Oct. 21   Richmond, VA – Carey St. Cafe (with The Atkinsons)
Oct. 25  Chapel Hill, NC – The Cave
Oct. 26  Charlotte, NC – TBD
Oct. 27  Asheville, NC – TBD
Nov. 1   Las Vegas, NV – Double Down Saloon (with The People’s Whiskey)
Nov. 2   Culver City, CA – The Cinema Bar (with Patrolled By Radar)
Nov. 3   Santa Ynez, CA – Maverick Saloon (with Matt Armor)
Nov. 4   Ventura, CA – MadeWest Brewing (with Detroit Sportsmen’s Congress)
Nov. 6   San Luis Obispo, CA – TBD
Nov. 7   Sacramento, CA – TBD
Nov. 8   Blue Lake, CA – Mad River Brewing
Nov. 9   Crescent City, CA – Port O’Pints Brewing
Nov. 10   Portland, OR – TBD

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Posted by on August 21, 2018 in Alternative

 

Beauty in Chaos – Finding Beauty In Chaos (33.3 Music Collective 21 September 2018)

Beauty in Chaos debut LP features members of The Mission, The Cure, Cheap Trick, Ministry. Preview first single ‘Storm’ ft. Ashton Nyte

LA-based Beauty in Chaos has announced the debut album ‘Finding Beauty in Chaos’. Born of frustration and creativity, this is an audio assemblage curated by LA-based guitarist Michael Ciravolo and produced by Michael Rozon. This colossal work is previewed by the lead single ‘Storm’ featuring Ashton Nyte (The AwakeningMGT).

The debut album ‘Finding Beauty in Chaos’ features numerous luminaries in the music world, both as co-writers and performers. Apart from Ashton Nyte, these include Wayne Hussey (The Mission), Simon Gallup (The Cure), Robin Zander (Cheap Trick), Al Jourgensen(Ministry), Pete Parada (The Offspring), dUg Pinnick (Kings X), ICE-T(Body Count), Michael Aston (Gene Loves Jezebel), Michael Anthony (Van Halen), Dirk Doucette (Gene Loves Jezebel), Pando (A Flock of Seagulls), Evi Vine (Evi Vine), Betsy Martin (Caterwaul / Purr Machine), Marc Danzeisen (The Riverdogs), Kevin Kipnis (Purr Machine / Kommunity FK), Rudy Matchinga (Red Scare), Johnny Indovina (Human Drama), and Tish Ciravolo (Stun Gun).

“I look at this as an evolving entity that I am the ‘curator’. For this album, ‘Finding Beauty in Chaos’, I am the only guitarist and no keyboards are used, but you will hear loads of textures created from guitars and effect pedals. This is a convergence of textures and styles that I envisioned blossoming,” says Michael Ciravolo.

“Assembling, or in some cases, disassembling beautiful soundscapes, melodies and chords, while injecting harsh bursts of sonics … or visa versa.  Light in the dark, dark in the light is the contrast that helps in realizing the goal of creating something musical that is also very visual and cinematic.”

Originally from New Orleans and now based in Los Angeles, Michael Ciravolo has played guitar in Human Drama for the past 30 years, most recently on ‘Broken Songs for Broken People’ (2017). Perhaps best known as President of Schecter Guitar Research, he has also played live and recorded with Michael Ashton’s Gene Loves Jezebel since 1998, along with Tish Ciravolo (wife and founder of Daisy Rock Guitars).

The lead track ‘Storm’ was co-written with and features vocals by Ashton Nyte, who also collaborates on another two tracks on this album. This, like many of the tracks on this album, features layers of alternative rock bliss, crowned by powerful and penetrating vocals.

‘Storm’ is about seeking a light in the proverbial dark, destructive and tediously distracting world we find ourselves in. “And the storm can wait, wait outside for another sacrifice”.

“I sat down with the intent to write something that would encompass all elements of what I wanted this record to be … a mixture of beauty via chords and textures with an interjection of a little chaos and brashness,” says Ciravolo.

Originally from South Africa, Ashton Nyte is a pioneer of alternative music in his home country. The frontman of The Awakening, he recently collaborated with Mark Gemini Thwaite (Peter Murphy, The Mission) on MGT’s debut solo album, not a surprising collaboration considering The Awakening’s extensive touring experience with The Mission.

“Storm is the first song Michael and I wrote together and it happened rather effortlessly. Musically and lyrically, the artistic synergy was perfect… it felt like it was made for my voice and instantly inspired lyrics and vocal melodies we are both proud of. Michael has a wonderful sense of mood and melody and his songs are a lush landscape for me to add what I do best, in a very fluid, natural way,” says Ashton Nyte.

This record was mostly recorded and fully mixed at Ciravolo’s SAINTinLA Studio by Michael Rozon, who Ciravolo says “is a world-class engineer, mixer, producer and musician, who pushed me to give my better-than-best on every note. A true sound alchemist, he encouraged me to explore the sounds and textures in my mind.”

In addition to the full version of ‘Storm’, which is now available in streaming, excerpts from three tracks off the album can already be previewed on the Beauty in Chaos website. These include ‘Man of Faith’ (featuring Wayne Hussey and Simon Gallup), ‘Finding Beauty in Chaos’ (featuring Ashton Nyte), and ‘I Will Follow You’ (featuring Evi Vine).

‘Finding Beauty in Chaos’ will be released on September 21. It will be available on vinyl via 33.3 Records and digitally across online stores and streaming platforms. It can already be pre-ordered via Bandcamp.

SINGLE CREDITS
Ashton Nyte – vocals
Michael Ciravolo – guitars, electric bass
Michael Rozon – drum programming, electric bass
Dirk Doucette – live drums
Recorded, mixed and produced by Michael Rozon
Additional recording by Ashton Nyte

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Posted by on August 19, 2018 in Alternative

 

Kommunity FK 40th Anniversary

California, here they come!

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Via Patrik Mata of Kommunity FK:

“Here we come…..so you come, too. Let’s come 2gether & party like it’s Kommunity FK’s 40th year anniversary, & it most definitely is!
Blessed Be.”

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How cool is that. 🙂  Grab your boots… the party’s just getting started!  Keep up to date with all the latest (and check back on some of the past on tribe4mian) through the official links below.
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And don’t forget, send us your event pictures and we’ll be sure to shine a light on YOU and your captured images.