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  • CHÉ AIMEE DORVAL Announces Brand New Single ‘BLOOD RED SON’ Released August 18th on Icons Creating Evil Art UK

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    "The video for Blood Red Son is a fever dream of indecision, regret and resolve. It’s about the moment you realize you have a choice to make, and all the different conflicting emotions that compete for space in your head while doing so. That’s the important bit though. However chaotic and difficult the choice may be, it’s essential for people to have the ability to make it for themselves. When I wrote this song and made this video, the right to that choice, though constantly under attack, still seemed set in stone, at least in my country. Now, as I...

  • Swedish producer duo PAPA Sound work with legendary Jamaican Dancehall/Reggae star Red Fox on new single 'Everybody Rock' Release Aug. 19 on Icons Creating Evil Art

    · By Mattias Forsgren

     Born in Saint Andrew, Jamaica raised in Saint Catherine, then migrating to New York City, Red Fox is the embodiment of dancehall and reggae. His distinguished gritty sound and his explosive energy was what instantly attracted Producer Peter McKenzie who went on to produce the first official Red Fox record , “Come Boogie Down” as well as the anthem “Down in Jamaica”. Red Fox would then team up multi-platinum selling producer Sting International, who helped break Fox into the multi-ethnic market and Phillip Smart who would catapult Fox to the mainstream by producing the smash hit “Pose Off” which ultimately landed Fox a deal on Elektra Records.  He...

  • Introducing new signing: Drone/experimental solo artist MAULÉN releasing his new single Rostro (feat. Behzad Barazandeh) on 12 aug!

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    Drone/experimental solo artist MAULÉN will release his stunning El miedo de amar pero igual lo hago two-part EP via Icons Creating Evil Art early 2023. The brainchild of composer/musician/artist Carlos Ibarra, Maulén collaborates with a multitude of artists to create art with the ambition of manifesting something unique, beautiful, strange, and alluring. “Maulén” is the surname of his grandmother, a member of the Mapuche people in Chile, and translates to “a wet valley.”   In 2019, after spending a year composing material, Ibarra began work on a solo record. He recorded the music in a subterranean water cistern that has been abandoned for almost one-hundred years and...

  • Ishi reworks his intimate single Sweet Gold feat Nia Brock and reveal a music video - OUT NOW

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    The Texas based phenomenon Ishi is reworking the title track of his latest album 'Sweet Gold'. Featuring Nia Brock, the intimate track is driven by acoustic meditations on pain and the resulting growth from the experience. Ishi explains, “I wrote this song in Nashville, TN. It was inspired by a crush that went south. You never know when pain will expose some gold."Adored by fans and critics alike, with praise everywhere from Run The Trap to the Dallas Observer, and remixes fr. CAPYAC, YUKSEK, Oliver Nelson etc. Ishi has established himself as an outsider phenomenon in Texas with a plethora of music ranging from nu-disco through synth-pop and indie-soulpop. Contributors including Medicine Man...

  • 'Miss Gendered' - New queer album from Lizette Lizette Out now Icons Creating Evil Art

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    Incarnating a sinister George Michael in the 90s, Lizette Lizette shares stage with vouge dancers, performance artists and innovative projections. Recovering from their wildely praised performance at Wave Gotik Treffen, Lizette Lizette releases their third album – a soft joyride through their dark, emotional and airy Muzak.The album is titled Miss Gendered and Lizette explains the story behind it: "Even though I've made a big deal about being queer and non-binary through my music and art continues media, journalists and individuals to misgender me. I've released an album called "Queerbody", an album called "NON", released a song and a video called "Non" where the chorus reads "You wanna call...

  • The Promise of a Life (Deluxe) - an extended fantasy freakshow ‘e)’ is out June 17th via Icons Creating Evil Art.

    · By Mattias Forsgren

    The album ‘The Promise of a Life’, is the result of trio that approach their art with no holds barred, anything goes in the pursuit of the perfect song, and ‘The Promise of a Life’ is packed with just that; from the anthemic ‘The Law’, to the equally epic ‘Motherland’, onto the hook-laden ‘Higher Ground’ or the wonderfully eccentric ‘New Frontier'. As Reach recover from an extensive and wildely successful tour around Europe supporting H.E.A.T, they release ‘The Promise of a Life (Deluxe)’, an extended version of the album, including previously unheard songs.One of the new tracks on the album is 'The Greatest'. Songwriter and frontman Ludvig Turner describes the new addition : "The Promise of...