No Joy – Birthmark [Music Video]

Wow! It’s been awhile since I last heard from No Joy!
Today comes the new single called Birthmark.
No Joy returns with its first full-length album in five years called Motherhood and it will be released on August 21, 2020 on Joyful Noise and on Hand Drawn Dracula in Canada.

Jasamine shares some details on the making of the video:
We made this video while in quarantine.
I filmed myself at home and asked my very talented friend Jordan to help build a world around the footage.
Diavion had been dancing to No Joy on his instagram and I was a huge fan so reached out and asked him to choreograph a routine for this song.
While in the studio, I wanted to keep the energy fun and throw any ideas at the wall.
We ended up watching the video for Puff Puff Give by Hannah’s Field, pulled out some bongos, a broken clarinet, drank 12 bottles of sake and did group chants.

About the track:
A lot of layers” may be an understatement. Lead single “Birthmark” combines the ‘90s dance rock of Republica with phasing fuzz à la Deftones’ brand of loud-quiet-loud. “Dream Rats” (featuring White-Gluz’s sister, Alissa, of deathcore supergroup Arch Enemy) manages to cram synth choir, blast beats, cowboy leads, and signal-jammed shredding into a radio-friendly three and a half minutes.
“Nothing Will Hurt” melds detuned arpeggios, Berlin school synths, slap bass, and seemingly infinite vocal facets.
Throughout are loving nostalgic nods to the records White-Gluz adored on their release twenty years ago–Massive Attack, Sneaker Pimps, No Doubt.

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