HUMANS Release New Video For ‘Sip It’ ahead of EP ‘The Feels’

In the run up to the release of their EP, Vancouver duo HUMANS have dropped the video to their single, ‘Sip It’.

For their latest offering, the indie electro producers started a contest on SKIO, which gave their fans the opportunity to remix ‘Sip It’. The contest concluded with over 250 submissions.

This is not the first time the HUMANS have pushed the boundaries when it comes to dropping their releases: The trippy dance visuals for ‘Boys & Girls’ translates the band’s 2D animations into an interactive 3D space and the VR for ‘The Feels’ puts the viewer directly into a space of unease, prodding them forward, as the track builds to a nightmarish warehouse rave.

‘The Feels’ EP, which includes the aforementioned singles, is set for release this Friday (26th January via their label, Haven Sounds.

 

 

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New Track: Rain – Alicia Grace

Continuing a stream of UK’s hidden gems, recently featured on NEW LEASE MUSIC, ALICIA GRACE unveiled her brand new single, simply entitled Rain last Sunday.

A perfect balance between ambient R&B and atmospheric electronic bass, this reflective release sees the London-based singer/songwriter metaphorically give an insight into her past life experiences and the journey of growth in becoming a stronger individual; a common thread that will, no doubt, be featured in her upcoming projects.

I found another must listen here, so don’t pass on by just yet; have a listen to ‘Rain’.

New Track: Goodbye Horses: Tribute to Q Lazzarus – Stylee

STYLEE‘s brand new single pays homage to singer Q Lazzarus, covering her 80’s rock hit  ‘Goodbyes Horses’, featured on the 1988 thriller classic, ‘The Silence of the Lambs.’

Released just a couple of days ago, the three-minute track sports the group’s infamous dub electro sound; a trademark that’s cranked up huge fanbase from their hometown Michigan.

The duo was previously featured on NEW LEASE MUSIC with their equally dub-heavy single, ‘All You Want’ – this one’s a must listen so check it out sometime…but before you do, have a listen to their cover.

New Track: Dream – Dol Vita

Hailing from Guildford, Surrey electro pop/rock princess DOL VITA delivers her brand new single, ‘Dream’ out now.

A cross between Lana Del Rey and Lady Gaga, DOL VITA‘s alluring instrument steals the show in this four-minute piece, which boasts melodic/dreamy soundscapes, with almost distorted guitar riffs adding a real hell raising/rocky edge.

‘Dream’ is available on major music platforms, including iTunes and Spotify…before you head off, check out the video to this masterpiece…

Interview with: Amani

AMANI made quite an entry on NEW LEASE MUSIC. Her debut EP Perpendicular sits pretty at number one on NEW LEASE MUSIC’s Top Ten Albums of 2017 list. Before that, the six-track set was Song of the Month in December. I think this quirky diva deserve a place on the interview hot seat…

NLM: First of all, thank you for agreeing to do an interview with NEW LEASE MUSIC. You released your debut EP Perpendicular back in November. What’s the public’s reception beyond this blog?

A: I have been invited to tour in china for a month with my band off the back of the EP release & there are talks to support the Wild Beasts at Hammersmith Apollo on the 17th of Feb 2018. The Vice Creators project were a big fan of the song and video for Feathers Falling and premiered the video online, Line of Best fit and Kaltblut Magazine also were keen supporters like yourself at NEW LEASE MUSIC. Point Blank Recordings the label I released the EP through, together we held a sold out EP launch party at the Rye Wax in Peckham which Smirnoff kindly sponsored. The Launch party was a great way to see the fans reactions to the EP, the night was full of love.

NLM: What’s your proudest track on the EP and why?

A: Man In A Mini Dress – because it’s the most outlandish track on the EP. It’s a very different vibe to the rest of the tracks & takes the listener on a very alternative trippy diversion.

NLM: How would you describe your sound to potential fans?

A: Electronic, cinematic, industrial soundscape, raw honest emotive lyrics.

NLM: What’s your inspiration behind your unique sound?

A: I’m heavily influenced by electronic music, and trippy soundscapes. I was fortunate enough to experience a lot of electronic bass heavy raves in my teens and fell in love with everything that was on offer there!

A: lot of my emotion for my songs tends to come from a very raw sincer place, i’m very honest with my lyrics, they come from the core and where my head is at, at the time. It’s also a personality thing, and an environment thing – i’ve always been a bit of a strange child as well as growing up experiencing quite a lot of heavy weight truma my vibes could be seen as unique and a bit far from the norm.

NLM: If you had to collaborate with ONE mainstream artist who would it be?

A: Bjork, loooove Bjork !

NLM: If you had three wishes to change the music industry today, what would they be?

A: More performance art nudity, free venue hire for artists/musicians to put on more shows independently, fewer restrictions on noise pollution, that could be in festivals, clubs and your own home. Levels pls!

NLM: So what are your plans for 2018?

A: I’m going to release another EP Late March before I drop an album & put on events in London / UK in random quirky venues, working with interactive light design technicians, dj’s and other musicians to set up nights for peeps to come and enjoy. I’m also keen to set up my own record store this year!

NLM: How can potential fans make contact with you?

A: You can get me on all social media sites Facebook, Insta, Twitter here’s my website with all my links http://www.amaniofficialmusic.com and my email amani4music@gmail.com – Hey !

NLM: Finally, if music didn’t exist, what would you do?

A: I would dedicate my life to endangered Paranas.