Sunday, October 16, 2016

Food Flavored Artist: A Double Shot of Honey

What's better than one honey flavored band? How about two. Under one roof. For the same low price. You in?

First up is our sparse, distortion heavy version of that sweet confection. We call it our Pale Honey. There is a lot to love about this brand. It comes all the way from Gothenburg, Sweden. Their newest take is called "Real Thing." According to the beekeepers, guitarist/vocalist Tuva Lodmark and drummer Nelly Daltrey, "Real Thing" is what happens when minds get blown. It's about knowing what you want and going for it. It is both confidence and courage pressed and packed into one song. "Real Thing" will be included as part of the band's second album. The as yet untitled album is expected sometime in spring of next year.

Our second flavor comes from London. We call it Black Honey. This take, dubbed "Hello Today" reeks of shoegaze. It has a more potent, right in your face flavor than the Pale Honey. Being served alongside "Hello Today" is the band's brand new, debut video. The video, directed by Nadia Lee Cohen, finds Black Honey frontwoman/head beekeeper Izzy B Phillips squaring off against a fly-infested heart. According to Phillips, the video is about a girl trying to put her demons behind her. She is followed by an omen (the heart). It drives her to delirium. In an attempt to escape her past, she buries that omen in the desert. Check out the video and audio below:

Just the audio: