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SIIGHTS premiere new single, ‘Words’
Headline tour kicks off this month
New EP coming soon on Insanity Records
 Watch video here - SIIGHTS - Words (Official Video) (youtube.com)

 

“A total joy…best-friend duo making open-hearted alt-pop” NME
“Fervent and euphoric” -
The Line Of Best Fit
“A whirring, multi-part pileup of instruments…within about fifteen seconds, convinces you that they’re experts at warm, heartfelt pop” - Billboard
“A relentlessly fun banger with an epic chorus” - Hot Press
“Infectious alt-pop anthems” Notion

 

SIIGHTS have dropped new single ‘Words’, which is available now on Insanity Records. It’s the second preview of the band’s upcoming EP, which was introduced late last year by ‘Miss You’ and follows tour-dates with the likes of Lana Del Rey, Dylan, and Griff. SIIGHTS’ headline tour kicks off later this month, with a London show at The Grace on February 6th and dual homecoming-shows in Dublin and Glasgow respectively also confirmed.

‘Words’ chronicles the talking stage of a new romance - the struggle to say how you feel amidst DM-culture, and the difficulties (but also, the liberation) of potentially being understood by someone else. Like much of SIIGHTS’ upcoming project, it’s as much a leap of faith as it is ultimately about backing yourself, with the DIY duo’s assured production recalling the alt-pop influence of Fleetwood Mac or Muna even when ‘Words’ fail us.

For SIIGHTS, it all comes back to authentic connection. It was there on first meeting between Dubliner Mia and Glasgow’s Toni during fish-out-of-water session work in LA, and it runs throughout the band’s soaring work together (not to mention the close bond such lyrical candour has formed with their listeners). Following the Somewhere Between Lost and Found EP and anthemic lead single ‘Fake It’, SIIGHTS’ new material promises a bigger, tougher and at times more raw sound: created between the US, Stockholm, London and the girls’ home-studio, songs set themes of growth, grief (‘Miss You’) and radical self-acceptance into universal but deeply personal pop.

 

Drawing on influences ranging from the classic rock of The Runaways to new-gen heroes like HAIM, there is clearly more to SIIGHTS than meets the eye. The distinctive double-I represents their two identities, but also hint at deeper allusions across the group’s lives (whether foresight, hindsight, or the broadened horizons they long to make as female producers and multi-instrumentalists in the creative industries). The band’s next EP is also set to feature SIIGHTS’ first collaborations, with Grammy Award-winning producer Jenn Decilveo (The Strokes, Miley Cyrus) and platinum-selling Bastian Langebaek (Nilüfer Yanya, Anna of the North). Mixing timeless ideas of mortality, surrender and self-care into the empowered model of a new wave of bands, SIIGHTS’ continued quest for something beyond ‘Words’ makes them one of the UK’s most refreshing propositions for the year ahead.

 

Stay tuned TO Hot N Gold Radio for more from SIIGHTS to follow soon.

31.01 Whelans, Dublin

01.02 The Garage (Attic Bar), Glasgow

06.02 The Grace, London

https://www.siights.com/

 

 

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DOWN SOUTH PEPPER
DOWN SOUTH PEPPER
An update on our new country rockabilly single "Hand in my Pocket" t  hat is now available on all streaming services, and with a video on YouTube. The song is on air on several country radio stations including Hot N Gold Radio.

Reviewers sais::

  • "Down South Pepper Band is redefining alt-country with their distinct sound, and their latest single, Hand in My Pocket” (hailtunes.com),
  • "wonderful vocal performance and excellent musicianship" (songweb.net),
  • “Hand in my Pocket is a testament to DSP band‘s adept musicianship and their ability to breathe new life into the country rockabilly genre (heatwavesmag.com).
We enclose an mp3-file with the song, use it freely. Our songs are available on YouTubeSpotifyApple Music and other streaming services.
DSP band (Down South Pepper band)
January 2024, Hand in my Pocket review in Songweb
January 2024, Hand in my Pocket review in Plasticmag
May 2023, The Funny Part and That's How the Money Gets Around on air at Austin Music TV
Review of Moving Down South in Illustrate Magazine, january 2023.
Moving Down South on "The Big Country Show" at BBC radio (november 27th 2022)
Interviewed at the New York based TV show VideoCity, April 9th 2022, 
https://youtu.be/eK6r26SSbYk
In My Old Rocking Chair featured on "The Big Country Show" at BBC radio (april 2020)
Video Star of the week at Ian's Country Music Show (nov 2018)
# 84 on Airplay Today's College/Indie Top 100 Chart (oct 2018) https://airplaytoday.com/charts/chart-5m
# 19 at Radio Tromsø's Top 30 Chart (oct 2018) http://radiotromso.no/topp-30/
# 9 at The Norwegain Top 15 Country Chart (February 2015) at NCR 
Artist of the Week at Wall 2 Wall Country at Penn's Peak Radio, 4th of july 2014

 

 

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