Friday, November 26

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(Single Premiere)  “Happy When I’m Sad” by RENAISSANCE GRRL
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(Single Premiere) “Happy When I’m Sad” by RENAISSANCE GRRL

Here at Madness To Creation, we are more than happy to premiere the single for "Happy When I'm Sad" by RENAISSANCE GRRL.  Renaissance Grrl is the side-project of 18-year old Alannah Jackson of Miss Kill fame.  Renaissance Grrl described as‘a young Kurt Cobain ’by Luke Pritchard of The Kooks, has her first single being released on the 5th of June, titled ‘Happy When I’m Sad’. This song captures the feelings of being shut in your room for 3 months with music as your only friend.This single was written at a time of absolute isolation,when there was absolutely nothing to do but music, dark times but the best of times. This is a song that everyone can relate to not only musicians but people who have only the voices inside their head to talk to.‘Happy When I’m Sad’is a reverb soup wrapped up in ...
(Album Review)  “Skull Echo” by JULIA MARCELL
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(Album Review) “Skull Echo” by JULIA MARCELL

This Friday, Berlin/Warsaw singer-songwriter Julia Marcell will be releasing "Skull Echo" via Long Branch Records.  This concept record on loneliness is sure to stir the soul while blending sweeping pop melodies and futuristic production, which will remind fans of Bjork and PJ Harvey.  Here is what we had to say about "Skull Echo": Julia Marcell has produced a beautiful soundtrack for a panicked time, a neon lullaby for both the careful listener and someone looking for their next favorite song.  Skull Echo is dancy yet pouty, the lyrics and delivery are introspective but anthemic, built for the sing along, through tears on a drive or grinning, hopeful at dawn.  The Polish artist evokes cinematic elements, moments of thunderous timpani amidst the pocketed groove of pop songs.   Tracks like...
Lindy Gabriel and Jake LaCore of Gabriel And The Apocalypse Converses with Madness To Creation on “The Ghost Parade”, “Animal Rights”, and “Bondage”!
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Lindy Gabriel and Jake LaCore of Gabriel And The Apocalypse Converses with Madness To Creation on “The Ghost Parade”, “Animal Rights”, and “Bondage”!

*Madness To Creation photo:  Lindy and Jace harmonizing at the show opening up the "Condolences Across America" tour for Wednesday 13 and Invidia.  Gabriel And The Apocalypse is composed of Lindy Gabriel on vocals, Jake LaCore on guitars, Figgles McGee on keyboard/samples, Zach Williams on drums, JACE on bass, and Joey Connelly on guitar.  Find Gabriel And The Apocalypse at the following locations: www.facebook.com/GabrielAndTheApocalypse www.gabrielandtheapocalypse.com Editor's Note:  It was an amazing night at Lefty's Live in Des Moines, Iowa.  This band undoubtedly stole the night.  Minneapolis, Minnesota's own Gabriel And The Apocalypse brought their fury of harmony, sexy industrial grooves, and a stage show that is memorable, which I believe will get the band to the next ...