Rising Los Angeles Band NEW LANGUAGE Reinventing “Band Practice” During Quarantine
Written by JayRock on 21st March 2020
“Doing the best we can to stay positive and keep things moving forward with the situation in front of us. We all live in different parts of the city but still wanted to keep creating with one another. We made this video and hope to see others out there keeping music going to bring everyone together.” Matt Cohen, bassist New Language
As millions of Californians and people around the world adjust their daily lives to tackle the current global pandemic, LA alt-rock trio NEW LANGUAGE has found a new way to continue creating music together and they encourage others to do the same.
Check out this video of NEW LANGUAGE at “band practice“, performing their latest single “No Time“, while adhering to Los Angeles’ latest ‘Safer At Home’ order.
Bassist Matt Cohen says:
“Doing the best we can to stay positive and keep things moving forward with the situation in front of us. We all live in different parts of the city but still wanted to keep creating with one another. We made this video and hope to see others out there keeping music going to bring everyone together.”
“No Time” is now streaming on all DSPs here: https://ONErpm.lnk.to/NoTime.
The official music video for the song is also streaming here:
Last seen performing at 2019’s Aftershock Festival where they played alongside Tool, Bring Me The Horizon, A Day To Remember, Chevelle, I Prevail, Gojira, Badflower, FIDLAR, and many more, NEW LANGUAGE has spent the past several months fine-tuning their always-evolving sound, as can be heard on “No Time” which incorporates elements of synth and New Wave into the mix.
The follow-up to their recent singles “Play Dead” and “House of Cards” (the latter of which was the only independent track to maintain Top 20 placement on the FMQB Alt Specialty Charts for 2 consecutive weeks in 2019, and lodged itself at #1 on KROQ Locals Only for several weeks), “No Time” signifies a bold new direction for NEW LANGUAGE.
Last year saw the band garnering enthusiastic support from the likes of Loudwire, Alternative Press, The Noise, New Noise, Triple J, Sirius/XM Octane and Spotify (which added their music to the weekly ‘New Noise’ ‘Rock Hard’, ‘Totally Alt’, ‘Rise Up’ and ‘The Scene‘ playlists) resulting in over 1.7 million streams on Spotify, with an average of 35,000 monthly listeners. Their videos have been viewed over 100,000 times on Youtube.
Formed in 2016, NEW LANGUAGE’s debut full-length ‘Come Alive‘ was produced by Gone Is Gone/At the Drive-In drummer Tony Hajjar. The ‘Everybody Screams’ EP followed in 2017. Since then, the band has toured and played shows with the likes of Papa Roach, The Used, Gone Is Gone, Will Haven and has appeared at Vans Warped Tour and KROQ’s Locals Only Fest.
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Praise for New Language
“…if played on a proper sound system, would probably register on the Richter scale.” Buzzbands.LA
“The urgent anthem, which incorporates elements of synth-pop into New Language’s punchy sound, takes on the everyday stresses of modern life — from work to social media — that keep us busy and distracted from more important concerns, such as taking care of ourselves. The video, shot in vertical format and portraying an array of people all singing along and expressing their anxiety, underscores the theme.” Revolver
“Brings it way loud…Reminiscent of early Thrice, while the weight of the bass and drums shoots a nod to Queens of The Stone Age.” Alternative Press