Viva la New Revolution! The amazing Meresha is here

Viva la New Revolution! The amazing Meresha is here

Very few indie artists emerge on the scene with the immediate success and appeal of Meresha. The 18 year-old Palm Beach County native (by way of Warsaw, Poland) came to the states at age 15 on a mission – take the music world by storm. Drawing from influences including Robert Plant, Joss Stone, Freddie Mercury, Björk, …

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Drunken Mermaid's Five Star Pick: Purdy's "All Change" drops November 13

Drunken Mermaid's Five Star Pick: Purdy's "All Change" drops November 13

First things first: to Kate at Space Promotions – THANK YOU. Purdy may well be the best new artist we’ve encountered to date. Not kidding. Don’t believe us? Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ufs0JRTabQ While we work on lining up an interview, here’s the press release for All Change/Dream In Colour. After what you just watched, none of these accolades …

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Ontario Tag Team: Winston Marley and Trench Town Oddities release "Bonk"

Ontario Tag Team: Winston Marley and Trench Town Oddities release "Bonk"

In from The Alex Ian Agency, we are checking out Trench Town Oddities and Winston Marley (pictured above) following the release of “Bonk.” Here is some Trench Town Oddities by way of introduction: Drunken Mermaid recommends both bands. Here’s the release: Acoustic folk-rockers, the Trench Town Oddities and rock-reggae band Winston Marley have released a new …

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Ummagma's "Frequency" drops November 13

Ummagma's "Frequency" drops November 13

Our friends at Shameless Promotion PR have turned us on to Ummagma. Here’s their video for Orion: From the release: Canadian-Ukrainian duo Ummagma have confirmed details for the UK release of their EP ‘Frequency’. This mini-album will be available through Raphalite Records and is slated for release on November 13th. Alongside five original tracks, the EP features …

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AND WE'RE BACK. That's Right, Dear Readers – it's Winters End!

AND WE'RE BACK. That's Right, Dear Readers – it's Winters End!

Our Winter’s nap ran long this year at Drunken Mermaid, and we have a lot of catching up to do. Features to run. The reveal of our new YouTube brand channel. A status on our Drunken Mermaid IPA, still hiding away in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Our new features on models and indie film makers. But there …

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AronChupa releases visuals for his smash I'm an Albatraoz

AronChupa releases visuals for his smash I'm an Albatraoz

Happy Thanksgiving to all our friends Stateside, and indeed to everyone – it’s a holiday we can all relate to. This year, rather than turkey – we give you an Albatraoz: Jesse at Space Promotions has turned us onto Swedish sensation AronChupa, whose track I’m an Albatraoz has gone viral in Scandinavia and is beginning …

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Of Ghosts, Gothicana, and…The Agency

Of Ghosts, Gothicana, and…The Agency

Drunken Mermaid loves storytellers, especially when they spin tales of the Wolfman, an assassin, a private having an affair with his captain’s wife, a demon that steals brides-to-be in the night, a detective hunting a serial killer…und so weiter…. Describing their unique mix of folk, rock and blues as Gothicana (best original genre term since …

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Ikes unveils visuals for latest offering ‘No Commercial’

Ikes unveils visuals for latest offering ‘No Commercial’

Drunken Mermaid will be interviewing Ikes in December/January. In the meantime, here’s his latest video and the press release courtesy our friends at Space Promotions… [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2OpQPGscSw&w=560&h=315] Ikes returns to the UK scene with his hard hitting rap track ‘No Commercial’, produced by Freek van Workum (B.O.B ft Mila J ‘So What’ and Doe B ft T.I ‘Homicide’). UK rapper Ikes has been …

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Sun Falling over Sydney: Meet Elstow

Sun Falling over Sydney: Meet Elstow

Drunken Mermaid caught up with Sydney’s finest, Elstow, immediately out front of their November 7 Oxford Art Factory gig. Elstow is Jared Shaw, Chel Browne, Toby Shaw, Brian Page and Rebecca Chandler. drunkenmermaid.com: How did Elstow come about? JARED: Chel and I started playing old folk songs together as a duo in 2012, like Judy …

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