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Bubblegum/Power Pop Warren Klein in STRANGER THINGS


We are pleased to share that STRANGER THINGS 2nd season premiered with songwriter Warren Klein’s bubblegum punk track “Every Other Girl” appearing in the episode “MadMax”! This obscure rock and roll teenie bopper cut from 1978 found a perfect spot in the first episode of the series, which is set in the early '80s. Thank you to Picture Music Company for working with us! Follow STRANGER THINGS 2 on Netflix!!

Lauren Lakis As FEROCIOUS As Ever...

 

 

"Ferocious" is the single from Lakis' upcoming full length album, which will be the first under her own name. The track touches on the push/pull dynamic of a relationship, interlacing moody pop feels which feature an evocative and swelling chorus. Check out Lauren's interview with Buzzbands below.... And keep an ear out for her full record early 2018! http://buzzbands.la/2017/10/10/video-premiere-lauren-lakis-ferocious/

"Our Sky's Falling", Says Peeling Grey In Their New Video Premiere

 

 

 

               The new video for the title track off the album "Our Sky's Falling", follows the band (including singer Andy Smith's personal set of wheels) through a desert journey, complete with rich montages of band performance, leaving our nostalgia for 1980s New Romanticism fully satiated. Keep an ear out for Peeling Grey into 2018 as they continue to gig live and gear up for their next studio record!

Tombstones In Their Eyes' New EP Receives Praise from The Big Takeover, Backseat Mafia, More!

 

Tombstones In Their Eyes' primary composer John Treanor has a lot to be excited about when three popular music columns/blogs are eager to cover his latest aural endeavor. TITE summer EP entitled "Fear" is a swirling piece of sorrow and introspection, albeit some different touches added by the band including focus on drone, effects pedal choices, and song structure exploration. 

From The Big Takeover:

 

Be sure to peruse the full write up at Big Takeover, in addition to the interviews with Treanor himself at Torched Magazine and Backseat Mafia to learn more. We'll leave you with an artist curated visual accompaniment to the featured track "Always There", which is guaranteed to get the cinematic blood pumping:


 


Underground Alt Rock's Harry Cloud Gears Up For New Album

 

Good news for fans of grunge, alternative rock, sludge, and all around weirdo-eccentric, independent singer songwriter style: the inimitable and recently signed Harry Cloud is in the studio for his newest full length album. This ten track piece, fully composed by Mr. Cloud, is being tracked and engineered by Red Queen's prolific artist, Paul Roessler at his very own Kitten Robot Studios in Los Angeles. The album is tentatively being called "I Like Rocks" and is set for release Christmas 2017, because, "I am Santa Claus" as Harry puts it. In the meantime, check out his other projects including Fannyland (for the grungy punks) and Orphan Goggles (for the sweetly sarcastic doom or prog metal fans).


The track "Haunted Hayride" from the upcoming album below:

Soft Rock singer/songwriter Rob Friedman is Onboard

We are excited to acquire and be pitching the catchy indie rock tunes of Rob Friedman! In 2013, he enjoyed success with his track "Kiss Divine" appearing on the popular compilation "College Radio DayVol II" in addition to playing most of the instrumentation on Ali Eskandarian's "Nothing To Say (Wildflower)". Friedman also co-wrote "Don't Shed A Tear"- a Billboard Top 10 song recorded by Paul Carrack.

"The undeniable highlight, however, arrives in the shape of a sprawling seven minute live take on 'Art of Almost' by veteran Chicago rockers Wilco, which culminates in a jaw dropping jam session. Another highlight is the sunshine indie pop of 'Fred Astaire' by San Cisco (again, a live take available exclusively on this compilation) and on the other end of the spectrum, the delicate melancholia of 'Kiss Divine' by Rob Friedman, which slowly, subtly and cleverly keeps adding layers of instrumentation to an unexpected sing-along conclusion."

-Ben Walton, Contact Music

"Instrumentally, this is a most accomplished record, with Ali's [Eskandarian] bare acoustic guitar work supplemented by what sounds like a full band but is actually just his award-winning producer Rob Friedman playing everything from keyboards and guitars to drums and bass and making a hell of a believable sound."

-David Kiman on album review for "Nothing To Say (Wildflower)"

L.A. Drones Get Interviewed for Impose Magazine - Ready for Their Tape Release at The Echo

"Currently making some big buzz about the greater Los Angeles area, our friend Rachel Mason introduced us to L.A.Drones!, a duo of disguised identities that operate under the the handles Kontrol Remoto and Darlingtonia Brackets. Performing with bandanas and masks that prominently feature Xs on them, the L.A.Drones! alludes to drones that have become a part of our everyday existence coupled with the Spanish wordplay where ladrones in English translates to thieves. With their debut album The Name Of This Band Is L.A.Drones! available May 22 from the Oakland imprint This Starcraft—L.A.Drones! present the world premiere of their nu-techno, post-industrial invitational video that begs the questions, “Don’t Want You Dance?”

Check out the full interview here: Impose Magazine

Also, don't forget to catch their tape release show this Sunday, May 22 at The Echo with Kas Product.  Get your tickets ASAP here at Ticketfly!

LA-Based Drone/Fuzz Guru Dominic Massaro

Dominic has spearheaded a handful of music projects over the years, three of which Red Queen signed publishing for: Motordrone, Graffiti61, and Ranchero Deluxe. Perhaps the most prominent characteristics that transcend all things Massaro, are the warmth and textured wall of sound that carries an uncanny quality of a sonic pummeling, while simultaneously trance-inducing. With his customized amplifier paired with particular guitar appropriation, Dominic has been eclectically carving a name for himself throughout the drone/shoegaze scene in Los Angeles for years.

 

Read about his live outfit, Motordrone

¡Bienvenidos a Red Queen Music!

 

Pablo Crespo aka KONTROL REMOTO is musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, sound designer, programmer, sound engineering, record collector since the age of eleven. He hails all the way from Spain by way of Berlin. He has an incredible work ethic with many soundtracks in his repertoir. He won Best Soundtrack for  ÌˆSoldaditos de Latón". His  previous clients include Hyundai, MTV, among others.  He heads two electronic avant-garde bands, L.A.Drones! and Lineas Albies.

 

Keep an ear out for L.A. Drones' live shows throughout Los Angeles- they are the kind of dance party everyone must experience for themselves. The Red Queen team is ecstatic to welcome this unique talent aboard!

"CELLARS" Obsessed with Love and 80s Synth-Pop

"I don't know where that 1980s influence came from," she says. "Probably my dad.  When I was young, I remember him listening to Queen and The Bangles. That musical energy impacted me heavily."

As Cellars, she creates amazing, synth-driven pop songs that could fit between Duran Duran, Berlin, and New Order on a radio  playlist.  Today Norton enlists friends to fill out her onstage line-up.