VIRETTA Summon Vintage Horror on New Single: ‘Remember Me Now?’

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Mike and Rob Moroni, the twins who make up rock band VIRETTA, are back and they're coming for you. The last time we checked in with the pair, they had just released a 12-track self-recorded album, THE FEAR, and moved east to the hot and humid city of Nashville...with only half the band.

With just a guitar and a computer in Mike's bedroom, the break ended up yielding over 30 songs. Now, after a year of writing and recording in Music City, the brothers return with their first new offering, "Remember Me Now?". The song is mean and heavy, and apparently about vampires.

"I started getting obsessed with a lot of older horror movies," says Mike. "When the whole town bands together to fight Dracula, or Frankenstein and The Phantom of the Opera, I would start to sympathize with the monster."

But he has a special place in his heart for one monster in particular: "Dracula. He's Satan incarnate in one moment, and in another, a tragic romantic figure. I love that and I feel like that crept into the song too. In "Remember Me Now?" Rock Music is the vampire, waiting in the shadows and ready to come alive again."

Stream the single on all music platforms: here

First Look: Nuancer - "Feel Good Hit of The Summer"

We give you the exclusive first look at the new Nuancer video for “Feel Good Hit of The Summer”. The video channels its inner Dire Straits video nod for “Money For Nothing” with an array of visual characters brought to life with astounding vocals. The video features an all start cast of vocalist such as Babelord, Casey Banker (Modern Leisure) and Melanie Steinway (Tyto Alba). We are digging it, so should you.

Video created by Noel Afan Billups

Post edits by Daniel DiMarchi Song is "Feel Good Hit Of The Summer"

Written, recorded, mixed & mastered by Nuancer nuancer.bandcamp.com

Gregory Alan Isakov's “SOUTHERN STAR” Music Video

Gregory Alan Isakov’s music video for “Southern Star” is premiering today at Paste. Watch/share HERE. The live video was filmed and directed by Bryan Dos Reis while Isakov and his band were recently passing through Boston.

The track comes from Isakov’s new album, Evening Machines, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Americana/Folk Albums chart and is out now on Dualtone Records(stream/purchase here). Isakov wrote “Southern Star” while doing a writing exercise that involved choosing random words from several books (science-fiction and romance novels) he picked up from the dollar bin at his local bookstore.

In continued celebration of the release, Isakov will be embarking on a tour at the end of July that includes a SOLD-OUT headlining show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Aug 4th), with a second show now added at the brand-new Mission Ballroom (Aug 11th). The summer tour will also include stops at the legendary Newport Folk Festival, XPoNential Music Festival, Portland’s State Theatre, Cleveland’s Agora, Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater, Sweden’s Pustervik, Denmark’s Tønder Festival, Amsterdam’s Once in a Blue Moon Festival and Brighton’s Concorde 2 among many others. Complete tour details below.


GREGORY ALAN ISAKOV CONFIRMED TOUR DATES

July 25—Portland, ME—State Theatre*

July 26—Burlington VT—Flynn Center*

July 27—Newport, RI—Newport Folk Festival

July 28—Philadelphia, PA—XPotential Fest

July 30—Cleveland, OH—Agora*

July 31—Indianapolis, IN—The Vogue†

August 1—Milwaukee, WI—Pabst Theatre*

August 4—Morrison, CO—Red Rocks Amphitheatre§

August 11—Denver, CO—Mission Ballroom**

August 16—Trondheim, Norway—Pstereo

August 17—Bodø, Norway—Parkenfestivalen

August 19—Örebro, Sweden—Frimis Salonger††

August 20—Gothenburg, Sweden—Pustervik††

August 21—Malmö, Sweden—Kulturbolaget††

August 23—Tønder, Denmark—Tønder Festival

August 23-26—Northamponshire, UK—Greenbelt

August 24—Amsterdam, Netherlands—Once in a Blue Moon Festival

August 27—Leeds, UK—Brudenell Social Club‡‡

August 28—Brighton, UK—Concorde 2‡‡

*support by Haley Heynderickx
§support by Mountain Man

†support by David Wax Museum

**support by special guest Amy Ray

††support by Siv Jakobsen

‡‡support by Carsie Blanton

First Look: Heat Dish (Motion Trap Remix) Video Premiere

We have the exclusive premiere of the video for Heat Dish (Motion Trap Remix). The video features Reed Fox (DeCollage), Megan Crooks (Ancient Elk), Jeremy Averitt (Esmé Patterson) and Kevin Netz (Jurassic Netz). The video is a visual explosion of beauty backed by the catchy house rhythms.

"Video feedback is a technique I learned from John Grigsby (local bass legend) and he learned it from his father. It involves taking a live camera and pointing the camera back into its own output until it creates a repeating spinning image. Then we added a few images between the camera and the screen." ~ Jeremy Averitt

"We borrowed an old analog video camera from the Oriental Theater with a VCR inside of it. We realized it belonged to Eldren's VJ after watching what was on the VCR. He was happy to get it back (he left it there after a show). We shot the video in 4 takes live in time with the song. Then Josh Heenan helped me edit it a month later between taking breaks to play with video feedback on a stack of 5 TV's. We wanted to throw in extra video of all of the musicians involved but our goal was to stay true to the footage we filmed that magic night with Jeremy and Kevin." ~ Reed Fox

According to Wikipedia: "Video feedback is the process that starts and continues when a video camera is pointed at its own playback video monitor. The loop delay from camera to display back to camera is at least one video frame time, due to the input and output scanning processes; it can be more if there is more processing in the loop."




Pulp Fiction Gets Bass House Treatment from producer Levi Double U

Denver-based DJ and producer Levi Double U was barely over a year old when the cult classic Pulp Fiction debuted at Cannes Film Festival in May of 1994. Before Samuel L. Jackson played Marvel’s Nick Fury, he was the smooth-talking, Bible-quoting, bad mother fucker Jules Winnfield of Inglewood, California. The infamous apartment scene with Jules and Vincent Vega remains one of Levi Double U’s favorite movie scenes, and serves as the inspiration for his new song and video “Say What”.

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Pulp Fiction, Levi put his own spin on the Pulp Fiction scene, creating a hyped-up bass house track with pieces of the Jules Winnfield “Say what again” monologue.

The “Say What” video features many of Levi Double U’s favorite scenes from the film, while keeping pace with the driving house beat and reminding everyone that Marcellus Wallace does not look like a bitch.

Spotify:

https://spoti.fi/2YQXr6l

Stream:

http://hyperurl.co/saywhat

SoundCloud:

https://soundcloud.com/levidoubleu/say-what

YouTube:

https://youtu.be/EKZo8jp3E2c