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Frazey Ford is DONE; NPR Premieres Sassy New Video



“Don’t be fooled by the glittery jumpsuit. Frazey Ford is out for blood.”
-- NPR “First Watch” Video Premiere

Frazey Ford is done with the BS, and she’s letting the world know. The new video for “Done,” which premiered on NPR, shows Frazey and friends strutting the streets of East Vancouver as she sings the words to this “scathing breakup anthem.” (NPR)

To bring the video to life, Frazey collaborated with her many talented friends, including direction by Brian Lye and Jen Weih, production by Greg Compton, choreography by Alan Dobbs, camera work by Greg Gillespie and Chisno Saavedra and styling by Mila Franovic.

Hermitude Debuts At #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart; Performances At Lollapalooza, Governor's Ball, Osheaga, HARD Summer and more


(Photo Credit: That’s Rich Media) 

HERMITUDE HAS THE #1 ALBUM IN AUSTRALIA

Hermitude, Australia’s award-winning duo, will release Dark Night Sweet Light on August 28 via Nettwerk Records. This week, Elefant Traks shares the album in Australia and it debuts at #1 on the ARIA Albums Chart! Hermitude is one of Australia’s most in-demand touring acts and are set to make inroads in North America with festivals slots at Lollapalooza, Governor’s Ball, Wakarusa, Osheaga, and most recently at SXSW, Summer Camp, Lighting In A Bottle, Counterpoint and BUKU Music + Art Project. Full festival dates below with headline shows to be announced in the coming weeks.

Critical Quotes:

"While varied, their sound is never left floundering in the realms of mish-mash obscurity, instead finding a sense of direction balanced between indoor and dancefloor," - i-D Magazine

“…the duo have been steadily gaining their well-deserved momentum stateside” – Billboard

Lùisa Releases Album in Europe; New Video Premieres on NBHAP.com

German singer-songwriter lùisa, who was recently signed to the Nettwerk label roster (EU only) is releasing her second album, Never Own, in Europe today. The video for her second single, "Vision," which she co-directed, is premiering with Nothing But Hope And Passion right now. 

"We are told that we should believe in what we see – but what do we actually see as we are overwhelmed daily with millions of pictures? Probably we sometimes need to shut our eyes to see clearly," she explains the song's meaning. "This video is the visualization of a dream that I once had: in this dream I could meet the people, who do not exist anymore in this world."

You can listen to the whole album here: https://youtu.be/UM4ru-xMJhc

Press quotes:

"With her super dinstinctive voice and sweet pop melodies she manages to captivate you from the very first second."
- NBHAP.com

"Utterly spellbinding"
- jutlandstation.dk 

"... a beauty, hardly comparable"
- lostingroove.com 

"sweet strong and refined at the same time"
fasecontrofase.net 

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