Indie rock/post-punk outfit Brass Phantoms are set to release their brand new single Indigo 22nd September. Having received widespread airplay for both ‘Waiting Up’ and ‘City Of Wolves’ on Today FM, 2FM, Dublin City FM, Beat, iRadio, Red FM, Nova plus other firm fans of the band, it’s all go for this Dublin four-piece.
Metro UK listed the group as ‘Artist of the Week’’, just one of a variety of press accolades achieved by the band. Irish media outlets Hot Press Magazine, IndieMono, Nialler 9, The Last Mixed Tape, A Music Blog Yea?, Joe.ie, The Irish Times, Golden Plec and many more have widely featured Brass Phantoms.
The idea behind the video was to paint a picture of a war scene with a bleak image but combined with music that has the appearance of joy or euphoria. They enlisted the talents of director Alan McCarthy who has worked with Fangclub. The star of the video is the amazing dancer Alicia Premkumar, whose performance is extremely emotive and adds another layer to the track. While the song is partially about a battle, her portrayal depicts mental conflict as well as the physical”.
Brass Phantoms have developed a powerful and eclectic sound that they can call their own, which has enabled them to build up a strong following in Ireland. Having played Other Voices and Indiependence they are quickly gaining a reputation for their raw energy and tightly-knit performances on stage.
In other major news, the group were selected to perform at the prestigious international Mondo NYC – New York’s festival of global business music and tech industry. Following this they’ll embark on their first solo UK tour.