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Vision: The Amazons, Junk Food Forever

After a first appearance on Later… with Jools Holland, confirmation of a set at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend later this month and the announcement of a major headline tour, The Amazons have now shared a new video for the track Junk Food Forever. The Junk Food Forever video reflects the track’s themes – “the fear of being left alone in my dead little commuter town” says vocalist/guitarist Matt Thomson. The band power through a performance of the song in an empty living room – much to the consternation of a cleaner who remains on hand to keep the chaos tidy. The...

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Todd Rundgren new album White Knight

Todd Rundgren. the iconic songwriter, recording artist, producer and innovator, will release his newest and 26th solo album White Knight on May 12 via Cleopatra Records. The 15-track collection features a dynamic range of original songs and deft studio work by Rundgren, with an incredible array of guests to match, including Dam Funk, Donald Fagen, Daryl Hall, Bettye Lavette, Robyn, Joe Satriani, Joe Walsh, Trent Reznor and Moe Berg, The songs on White Knight,  all Rundgren originals or co-writes with some of the album guests, range from hip-hop flecked funk and dystopian synth rock to soaring ballads and crisp power pop. “It’s easy to get used...

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Vision: Eivør, Into The Mist

Copenhagen-based, Faroese singer songwriter Eivør is sharing the video for Into The Mist, the first track to emerge from her forthcoming new album, Slør.  The release will come just ahead of Eivør’s first UK headline tour, taking in 4 dates including a sold-out show at London The Islington on June 2 2017. Slør is, rather incredibly,  Eivør’s first commercial release here in the UK. It’s one that has been over 2 years in the making- with Slør actually an English-translated re-imagining of her Faroese-sung 2015 album release of the same title. Eivør originally wrote the Faroese version of Slør – which...

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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 genius.  A year ago Joe had a near death experience but he fought back from the brink with his joyful and energetic instrumental album Double Denim. Hot off the press Joe’s Christmas track is an instrumental and in this brief interview  he tells us a little about it. Joe you recently released an...

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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 questions of Ben (Vocals) James (Synths) & Johnny (Drums). Tell us more about the making of the video? We’ve worked really hard on creating a strong visual aesthetic and colour palette for the band. For the video, our aim was to expand on that. The idea of us driving around using rear projection to show...

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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, if you will. Lit FM are a 10 piece funk/soul fusion band based in South London and featuring musicians from across the world, half of whom live together in a pokey house in Streatham. Initially a jam band, their sound was influenced by the American jazz-funk and soul of the 60s and 70s, later synergized with elements...

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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 bars in his local town of Dundee. Such hard work paid off and a keen fanbase was established that encouraged and fuelled his passion for music and to continue writing and recording. Now taking the leap to go solo, his sound mixes genres: Indie-Folk, Americana + Blues and a tad of Scottish Folk (obviously). Playing...

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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 via Full Time Hobby. The accompanying animated video was created by Robert Wallace who said the following: “Love Survive is a light-hearted summery track, filled with personality and quirks. The video captures this mood, jumping between animated loops that move in time with the music. Set on a fictional island, the video explores the different aspects of nature there. Instead of...

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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 life by innovative London studio Werkflow who made the film. Emotional is an experimental electronic pop duo made up of Sian Dorrer (The Bomber Jackets, PLUG and Ravioli Me Away) and Adam Parkinson (Dane Law and SDF). They formed in 2013 while experimenting with a collection of Sian’s field recordings, ancient Casio keyboards...

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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 will be released on vinyl, CD and digitally through Spotify, iTunes and most other streaming media. iET told RockShot Magazine ‘Clarity is about the search for your true self. As we grow up we learn to build walls around ourselves, wear masks, hide what we feel and therefor who we truly are, what we long for and what...

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Sound Premiere: Edward Rogers, Bright Star.

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 in Birmingham and based in NYC, and a former drummer on the NY punk/garage and psychedelic scene, Edward Rogers used to hang out at CBGBs and Max’s Kansas City with artists such as Joey Ramone and the musicians in the Patti Smith group. An incident in the mid-80s left him without the use of the right arm and leg, leading him to start writing songs, which became his absolute passion. Glass Marbles is...

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Premiere: Track A Lackin’ by Xylaroo

Xylaroo are Holly and Coco Chant, two sisters, two peas in a pod, two harmonious voices cut from the same cloth. They unveil their new single Track A Lackin here on RockShot Magazine. The song is out now on Sunday Best Recordings Track a Lackin is the girls 3rd single from their fantastically fun debut album Sweetooth which was out last month via Sunday Best/ PIAS. The sisters are getting a lot of attention as the previous singles are all over the radio. The album is a beautiful array of harmonies and melodies highlighting the sister’s superb vocal collaborations. The B-side, a cover of Gloria...

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