Sound Vision

Sound Premiere: Bandini. Such A Night.

Bandini is a singer-songwriter born and bred in Italy and based in London, raised on jazz and blues and the art of storytelling and song-writing from an early age. He began showcasing his talent on the London streets before building a presence on the Open Mic circuit...

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Vision: Playlist January 2017

Dutch Uncles, Nadine Khouri, Israel Nash, Young Romance, Punctual, Migos, Nightlife, Red Faces, Alison Krauss, All Them Witches, Broken Forest, Taos Himm. Alex Maxwell, Parcels, Rotten Hill Gang, Tempers all on the RockShot January You Tube Playlist...

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Vision Premiere: The Luka State. Lies Lies Lies.

Cheshire Alt Rockers, The Luka State, are starting 2017 with a bang with the infectious, anthem  Lies, Lies, Lies.  The four piece band, who already have over three million views on You Tube, ring in the new year with their trademark sound of driving guitars delivered...

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Vision: Beachheads. Moment Of Truth.

Beachheads have unveiled the first single from their upcoming debut album. Moment of Truth is an honest and soulful track, perfect for cold days in Oslo, and the rest of the world. Beachheads will release their debut on Fysisk Format on February 3rd. The spark that...

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Sound: Joe Perkins, Santa’s Coming.

Joe Perkins is the great new talent on the block.  A superb rock guitarist and music producer, he writes alone but records with his friends in that new chic venue...the dining room.   He describes himself as a 70s throw-back , others have called him an enigmatic...

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Vision: White Lies – Hold Back Your Love

Ealing-based rockers White Lies continue their electro-fuelled dance with the heartfelt Hold Back Your Love, with the new video directed by David Pablos (the critically acclaimed 'The Chosen Ones'). This soul searching track is filled with an arpeggiated bassline,...

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Michael Chapman new album produced by Steve Gunn

https://soundcloud.com/paradise-of-bachelors/08-that-time-of-night/s-zfZTr As a long time admirer of Michael Chapman and indeed Steve Gunn, this album is something we at Rockshot Industries have been waiting for. Michael Chapman’s new record 50, (produced by Gunn)...

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Vision: Hotei & Iggy Pop, Walking Through The Night.

Hotei & Iggy Pop combine their musical talents and go Walking Through The Night. The video follows a man’s nocturnal journey through the seedy back streets of Tokyo, lured by the bright lights of temptation. Stunningly filmed and featuring shots of Iggy Pop and...

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Sound Premiere: James Edge & The Mindstep. Ammonites.

James Edge is a studious musical maestro and a top drawer composer. The Kent-raised musician studied composition to master’s degree level under Joe Duddell (arranger for the likes of Elbow and New Order). After moving to London and starting to gig in 2006, he formed...

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Vision Premiere: Con Brio, Money.

Con Brio are back with a new single and music video, Money. Lead singer, Ziek McCarter, says: "It's been a great year in growth for Con Brio. We're touring the world internationally and connecting with soo many new fans just off our first album together. The journey...

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Vision Premiere: Young Sierra, The Lights.

New hotly tipped alternative "pop" band Young Sierra announce their debut single and video for the song The Lights out 28 October. We were impressed with the quality, vibrancy and direction of the video and by the sound that Young Sierra produce. So we asked a few...

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Sound Premiere: The Mono LPs, L.O.V.E. & H.A.T.E.

https://soundcloud.com/the-mono-lps/love-hate L.O.V.E. & H.A.T.E. is the lead single taken from their new album, State of Decay. It’s a punchy song that makes a poignant statement about how love and hate can be as small as two people in a relationship or as big as...

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Vision: On-The-Go , In The Morning.

Russian indie-pop band On-The-Go consists of a group of talented musicians who strive to make music of the best quality. Having their first LP on the top of the Russian Charts led to performing alongside the likes of She Wants Revenge, Foster The People and The...

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Vision: Hope Sandoval & Kurt Vile, Let Me Get There.

Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions, comprising Mazzy Star’s Hope Sandoval and My Bloody Valentine’s Colm O’Coisog, have released the official video for Let Me Get There featuring singer songwriter Kurt Vile. What a brilliant combination they are, this has to be...

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Vision: Megaflora, Anxious

London’s Megaflora go bird watching in Peckham in their new music video for Anxious, a song which appears on the band’s forthcoming mini album Redwoods. The track is about singer/guitarist Max’s struggle to get out of a job that gave him anxiety; it’s a relatable...

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Vision: Rachel Yamagata, Let Me Be Your Girl.

A long time favourite of RockShot, Rachel Yamagata returns with the beautifully hook-ridden song Let Me Be Your Girl. The video features West Wing actor Allison Janney and is directed by Josh Radnor Speaking about his directorial debut, Radnor says: "The video is a...

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Vision: The Wytches, C-Side.

The band have teamed up with animatronics artist John Nolan for the latest visual offering. John’s film CV includes Harry Potter, Where the Wild Things Are and Warhorse, to name a few. He has also worked on animatronic projects for Lady Gaga, James Lavelle and Bjork,...

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Sound Premiere: Hunter & The Bear, Oh Daisy.

Oh Daisy is the brilliant new single from Hunter & The Bear.  Recently they have shared quality airtime on Bob Harris’s BBC Radio 2 show, to an unbeatable slot supporting Eric Clapton on his arena tour, the band’s deft employment of hard rock riffs and melodic...

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Vision Premiere: Seward-Sesame, A Celebration.

A Celebration Of 7 Shows 24 Hours & 1 City. "We performed seven shows and two halves in twenty four hours. We celebrated our first release with Naim Records, by walking through our city, dancing and eating with our audience, with our friends. This...

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Vision Premiere: Lit FM, Things Ain’t Been The Same.

London based band Lit FM have created a provocative video to accompany their song Things Ain't Been The Same. It is a concept piece where Donald Trump has won Presidency, and all these terrible, worst-that-can-happen things have happened. A snapshot from the future,...

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Vision Premiere: The Breathing Room, Man On Fire.

  Man On Fire is the single spearheading the Man On Fire EP by The Breathing Room, aka Mike Fullarton. The entire project is of his own making, written, played, recorded and produced by himself. His teenage years were occupied busily in bands playing cafes and...

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Vision: Michael Nau, Love Survive.

The sumptuous, Lee Hazlewood-esque track (which is released on 26th August) features backing-vocals from Michael’s wife and bandmate Whitney McGraw and is taken from the Appalachian singer-songwriter’s debut album Mowing, which will be released on 18th November 2016...

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Vision Premiere: Emotional, Living In XTC.

RockShot Magazine is proud to premiere the video for Living In XTC by Emotional. Their debut album will be released via MÏLK on 9th September 2016. The song (taken from their album) and video work in perfect harmony and the extremely "trippy" feel has been bought to...

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Sound Premiere: iET, Clarity.

Dutch based multi-multi-instumentalist artist iET will release her new full length album Clarity in September. Here we premiere the SoundCloud track title track Clarity. Have a good listen it will give you goosebumps! The album contains 12 mesmerizing songs. The album...

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Vision: Todd Rundgren, Black Maria.

Cleopatra Records is pleased to announce An Evening With Todd Rundgren – Live At The Ridgefield on August 26, 2016. Get ready for an incredible concert experience, a multi-media extravaganza available on CD, Vinyl, DVD, and Blu-ray, starring classic rock icon and...

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Vision: Kongos, Take It From Me

Following two successful years on the road supporting 2014’s breakout  album Lunatic, Kongos returned home in late 2015 with a bevy of ideas. The guys wrote initial demos separately and convened at Tokoloshe Studios, their full-scale production studio located in their...

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Vision: KT Tunstall, Maybe Its A Good Thing.

KT Tunstall has unveiled the video for Maybe It's A Good Thing, the new single from her latest album KIN released September 9th on Virgin EMI. The track shows KT in top form: a moment in life captured in a bright, powerful pop song with an irresistible and...

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Sound Premiere: Edward Rogers, Bright Star.

https://soundcloud.com/edwardrogers1/06-bright-star?in=edwardrogers1/sets/glass-marbles-2016 Edward Rogers premieres his track Bright Star on RockShot Magazine. A wonderful folk psychedelia poem echoing Clifford T Ward, Al Stewart and the early Canterbury sound. Born...

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