Kings Reveals double video spread Watch ‘Domino’ & ‘In The Sun’
+ Debut album ‘Chapter One’ hits over 1 million Spotify streams
Thursday 14th December – Following the release of his debut album, Kings has shared with fans, two compelling new music videos for Chapter One tracks ‘Domino’ and ‘In The Sun’.
Today, the Aotearoa born singer-songwriter, producer and performer also celebrates clocking up over 1 million Spotify streams of Chapter One just 6 weeks after release, gaining new fans far and wide.
The two uniquely different songs reflect the two sides of Kingdon Chapple-Wilson’s songwriting craft, which on the one hand, can be celebratory and light, and on the other, be serious, complex and personal.
Following his independent philosophy of being involved across all aspects of his work, Chapple-Wilson directed the video for ‘Domino’ and co-directed ‘In The Sun’ with long-time collaborators, Tom & Fraser Grut of FROG Productions who filmed and co-directed the videos.
‘Cracker Drool’ & ‘Scream’ will be released on the 15th December on Limited edition 7”. The track is available on all streaming services now.
Goat Girl head up an emerging set of groups from South London who have been inspired by the burgeoning local scene there. A classic sketch by the late great comedian Bill Hicks inspired their band name.
THE BLACK SEEDS Share new, heartwarmingly good music video
‘BACK TO YOU’
With their sixth studio album Fabric out next Friday, The Black Seeds have today, shared a bright and colourful new music video bound to get you feeling good. The video premiered yesterday on Stuff in an extensive feature.
Their latest single ‘Back To You’ is a tribute to old relationships revived and staying true, set over bubbly rhythmic stabs. Made with the support of NZ On Air, the video was created by Connor Pritchard (Director / DOP), Jasper Jay (DOP) and features animation by Ethan Zonneveld. It all unfolds with paint, confetti & yarn coming together in a vibrant visual as co-frontman Daniel Weetman sits down to tell the story.
The Black Seeds will embark on their full NZ tour next month! Make sure to come and experience the new album and the hits with one of New Zealand’s most-loved bands when they’re in your town! Get tour dates & full ticketing details here.
With ‘Turn Out the Lights,’ Baker returns to a much bigger stage, but with the same core of breathtaking vulnerability and resilience. From its opening moments — when her chiming, evocative melody is accompanied by swells of strings — ‘Turn Out the Lights’ throws open the doors to the world without sacrificing the intimacy that has become a hallmark of her songs.
KING KRULE Drops new single + video for ‘Czech One’
Overnight King Krule shared a video for ‘Czech One,’ the first new music to surface from Archy Marshall’s acclaimed project since 2013. Directed by Frank Lebon, the video features Archy alone in his thoughts but surrounded by hundreds of strangers on a red-eye flight — as he contemplates his past, present and future. The visuals are a Noir-esque reverie, echoing the song’s atmospheric-downtempo-lounge-jazz-dream-state, where Archy muses, “To when and where the stars were formed, that glance upon this night / lightyears to sit upon and paint us as we lie.”
‘Czech One’ will be available as the A-Side to a limited edition 7” coming out September 13th via True Panther Sounds/XL Recordings.
King Krule’s debut album, Six Feet Beneath the Moon was released on XL Recordings in 2013. A New Place 2 Drown, a collaborative project between Archy and his brother Jack, was released in 2015.
TESSA Kiwi electronic artist shares debut single ‘Wait’ (feat. KINGS) Out now!
Today kiwi electronic artist TESSA (aka. Tessa McDell) has shared her debut single ‘Wait’ – a rumbling, bass-heavy track featuring kiwi artist & producer KINGS, that premiered earlier this morning on George FM Days with General Lee. It is the first taste of the young artist’s debut record due for release later this year.
Produced and co-written with Kingdon Chapple-Wilson, ‘Wait’ is a strong slow burner carried by the rumbling bass of the sub and Tessa’s sweet and soulful vocals. Just wait for the drop.
Over the past few months, Tessa has appeared on our radars as one half of kiwi synthpop duo, Dunes (who have recently shared their debut single ‘Horses’). Her solo material represents the grittier, darker electronic elements she brings to the duo’s striking sound.
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of Purity Ring’s debut album Shrines, Megan James and Corin Roddick have released a new song ‘Asido’. The track is a stand alone gift to their fans while the band continues to work on the follow up to their second album, another eternity.
Following its premiere as Zane Lowe’s WORLD RECORD, ‘Asido’ is now available everywhere. It is accompanied by an animated lyric video written and directed by Megan and illustrated by Tallulah Fontaine, the creator of all the band’s artwork to date. Tallulah took videos of Megan walking and falling, then traced the movement to create the character frame by frame. In order to situate their meaning, Megan had her mother handwrite the lyrics in the video.