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London-based Greek indie-pop experimentalist Leon Of Athens has released the video for his new single ‘Fire Inside You’. The song is the latest to be taken from his forthcoming album Xenos, produced by David Kosten (Bat For Lashes, Everything Everything), due out on January 19th.
‘Fire Inside You’ balances mesmerising guitars and ethereal electronics alongside Leon’s captivating vocals, addressing the powerful force of love across great distances. Filmed in the beautiful setting of Corfu, the video sees Leon traversing across oceans to meet his love. The song has been receiving support from BBC 6Music, with Tom Robinson at the station calling it, “A lovely song and vocal performance.”
Xenos is a beautiful piece of work, from the uplifting indie-pop of previous single ‘Aeroplane’ to the dark creeping electronics of the title track and ‘Serpents Egg’, Leon Of Athens proves himself an intriguing and exciting force. There are delicate moments on the stark piano led ballads of ‘Letters To My Father’ and ‘Final Moment’, while the album closes with the joyous ode to his favourite place in the world ‘Corfu’.
The album follows the highly acclaimed release of his 2015 debut album Global, which was championed by the likes of The Guardian, NME, Q, New York Times and more.
Leon has been inspired by life within a country that has been facing many challenges during recent years. His music has become a huge draw in his home country where he has played to audiences of thousands.
He recently completed a sold out UK and European tour, which included a headline show at The Lexington, London.
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- POCKET IN RED -
Newsville Productions is thrilled to announce the release of the new single and video from Pocket in Red, “Rock’n’Roll”, available everywhere on 01.10.2017.
“Rock’n’Roll” is an uplifting electro pop-rock track, where the old sound meets the new. Fuzzy guitars meeting vintage synths, melancholic melodies meeting dance grooves.
Pocket in Red is an alternative pop-rock trio from Brussels, Belgium, known for the powerful shows that they deliver.
After years of gigging and touring, they will release their first E.P on 15.11.2017, so this gig is their official release party!
They said about Pocket in Red:
“Pocket in Red deal in the kind of electronic rock that made Depeche Mode superstars. The band's songwriting is melodic but retains a melancholic edge that keeps the music from straying into more commercial pop territories. Definitely a band to keep an eye on. ”
- Marcus Carter. Radio Andra (Sweden)
“Do yourself a favour and sample some of their music right now. Pocket in Red are definitely alternative pop-rock; their songs are very catchy. That being said, to add the word “pop” would be a disservice to the band. Their sound is so large, and their music is so intricate that it’s hard to lump them into the pop category. Extremely talented musicians.”
- Dustin Dellinger. Gashouse Radio (USA)
“This band is exceptional. Solid, melodic sound, with a well-hidden rock mood that never overcomes the pop feel and melody. I felt sad, I smiled, I turned the volume up, i memorised the words, I let it play on the repeat. And that's what matters. It's all about awakening feelings”
- John Kouloukakos. Troll Radio (Greece)
“Pocket in Red's music is outstanding. I feel Pocket in Red is a band that is going places.”
- Dave MacArthur. Pirate Radio (USA)
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- KATERINE DUSKA -
Katerine Duska is a Greek-Canadian singer/songwriter currently residing in Athens, Greece. Her debut album 'Embodiment' was released in 2015 by EMI/ Universal Records. Born and raised in Montreal, Canada by Greek parents, she was introduced to a wide range of musical influences from pop, soul and r&b to folk and classical music. Her own musical style has been described as indie-pop meets neo-soul, due to her trademark soulful rasp. Katerine first emerged in the Greek music scene in 2013 with her hit song "One in a Million" and since then has appeared, among others, at the Megaron- Athens Concert Hall, Rockwave Festival, Gazarte, Athens Pride, Meteora Music Festival, Block 33 Salonica, TedX Limassol and collaborated with artists such as Tom Baxter and Craig Walker. Katerine Duska is represented by Melina Vasiliou, Noxious Butterfly Management and EMI/Universal Records.
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