Matt Friedman and Scott Mellis aka The Brinks are turning over a new leaf. The duo, who has been together for a few years now, have been catching the attention of rappers Pharell and Pusha T. Now the band is slightly switching up their tune to a more alt/pop sound. Check their new tune out for “Honey” below off their next upcoming project. They promise more new music coming out later this year.
Upcoming Interscope artist, Saint Mesa, aesthetically pleases our ear buds here at Modern Frequency. His art comes across strong in his videos and is reminiscent of a young Gotye. His newest single, “Lion” commences with a haunting repetitive hum and then leans toward a consistent transcendent drum beat. Check out the song and let us know what you think.
80s resurgent band Nation of Language is garnering the attention of many critics lately. Hailing form Jersey, the band put on a quite the show as they were down one player for the evening. Check out the picture gallery for more.
Okay I think we can forgive the Foo Fighters for not telling us they were back in the studio creating some really good tunes to rock out to. Hence, “Run”. This track embodies what rock music sounds like in 2017. Check out the video for “Run” below as the band goofs around in a senior citizens home.
Imagine Dragons feel like they crossed over to the pop nether lands with their new song called “Thunder”. This is the second single from their upcoming brand new album. Dan Reynolds is taking a front seat with this video and song stealing the rest of the band’s thunder, no pun intended. Check out the black and white motif new video, which was filmed in Dubai, below. “Thunder” was directed by Joseph Kahn.
Lynn Gunn, Alex Babinski, and Brian MacDonald are collectively known as PVRIS. Their dark undertones of their last album, White Noise, are seeping back up on their upcoming highly anticipated new record, which will be released sometime this year. Their new single “Heaven” was just released on BBC Radio 1’s Rock Show. Front woman of the band Lynn Gunn, though, says that the new album has “a few new elements added to it.” Check out “Heaven” below.
Once in a while there is a band that Modern Frequency gets really fond of. This week in our New Artist Spotlight, Australian based rock group the Middle Kids are catching our attention. Elton John has raved about this band and the trio’s single “Edge of Town” is a heaping side of Fleetwood Mac meets modern day alt-pop. Check out the video below for “Edge of Town” and let Modern Frequency know your thoughts.
If you wanted to you could possibly lump Phoenix with Passion Pit nowadays, but on the band’s sixth album, Ti Amo, due out June 9th via Glassnote, the band has delved back into their European sound. The band describes their new record as “summer and Italian discos”. The french quartet is scheduled to play New York’s Governors Ball this summer. Listen to the band’s first single from the upcoming new album, “J-Boy” below.
Rock inspired R&B trio of sisters HAIM release the first new single from their upcoming album Something To Tell You called “Right Now”. The track feels a bit uneventful at first, but has spurts of piano and drums along the way. This will be the trio’s first full length album in over four years and will be due out July 7th.
Annalise Azadian, Lauriana Mae, Anik Khan, & Bibi Bourelly all graced the stage at Hot 97’s Who’s next Showcase. All the talent were predominantly R&B and hip hop based. Anik Khan showed off his dance moves while Mae took the stage with a bat with her calypso grooves. Bourelly’s voice was so raw as she effortlessly belt out her tunes from her catalogue. Check out the picture gallery for more.