A Selection of Excellent Articles and Airplay – ShapeShiftingAliens and Fade Away
The Big Takeover – a New York music magazine – spotlights ShapeShiftingAliens‘ eerie video and song “Fade Away”. This fantastic review also outlines the duo’s context and shares more of the duo’s intriguing videos. Two quotes from the fantastic review:
“…dig deeper and you’ll also find elements of The Mission, Angelo Badalamenti, Brian Eno…”
“Exacting, impeccably performed, and captivating, ShapeShiftingAliens deserve your full attention. Add because the video is equally brilliant, you should add this to your first 2019 listening and video playlists.”
Read more about the song / video, SSA and see the videos in the review.
The blog The Alternative Nation writes about SSA and shares “Fade Away”.
Audio Fuzz writes that: “This duo delves the darkest parts of Bowie’s Tin Machine and Trent Reznor and mixes them in an Enoish way to make this aurally thrilling (in both beauty and horror)…” Moreover: “Couple the thick, industrial sound with the breathtaking video, and you get a song that is perfect for the times with its realism and unflinching view of the future.” Read more.
Jammerzine claims that: “Set in a dissonant, apocalyptic world, ShapeShiftingAliens fade in with their new video titled ‘Fade Away’. Not going away, the dynamic duo of originality send a sonic shiver down the spine of collectiveness with an original track and video designed to contemplate and devised to remember. This was created to not only be heard but heeded.” Read more.
SSA was presented on Shameless Tuesdays on Boston Bastard Brigade, where Niklas Rundquist has put together a playlist with songs by SSA and his favorite inspiration sources. There you can also buy the album, ShapeShiftingAliens. Read more here.
The single and album are available on all major services. Pre-order the CD on Bandcamp.
The Pit, Bombshell Radio and The Blackout Radio Show, among others.., played “Fade Away”… 1:05:44 (The Pit below), 55:05 (Bombshell Radio) and 55:21 (The Blackout Radio Show) into the radio show. My Favorite Sings played “Showing My Face”; 1:53:00 into the show.