Public Jones Explores "Creative Uglification" in New Video "Alright"
"Everyone has a dark and twisted side that they keep locked up within themselves. We justify it to ourselves so we can go on every day." Asghar Husain, of electronic art rock outfit, PUBLIC JONES, explains the idea behind the grotesque visuals in "Alright," the first single from their new album, The Fall.
Dubbed "creative uglification" by the San Francisco Bay Guardian, the band personifies their own dark theme in the music video filmed by Aton Sanz-Katz. "Of course the song is about everyone else. We're angels."
Check out "Alright" now:http://youtu.be/rnN0Av4cmoU
Public Jones delivers a compelling blend of lyrical depth, solid grooves, cinematic elements, and glimpses of 80's synth-pop all rolled into a crunchy electro-rock wrapper. The band defy convention with their new album, The Fall, dancing between moody, melodic pop and aggressive, overdriven emotion.
They have been featured on: SPINNER.com, Buzzbands.LA, KCRW (LA), Recharged Radio (London), Los Angeles Examiner, San Francisco Bay Guardian, AbsolutePunk, Skope Magazine, The Deli Magazine, HearHear, Large Hearted Boy, Parasites and Sycophants, Moheak Radio (LA), LP33, Faronheit, Aiding and Abetting, Cover Me Songs, and She Unlimited.
Public Jones has played shows around the West Coast, U.K., and Europe, most recently playing at SXSW, Make Music Pasadena Music Festival, the Promenade Music Festival, the Viper Room in Hollywood with wrestling legend Roddy Piper opening their show on his electric bagpipes, the California Music Festival, and in Berlin, Germany, with Tom Marsh from IAMX on drums.
Public Jones won the award for Best Alternative Artist at the 2010 Hollywood Music in Media Awards, held in Hollywood and was voted The Deli Magazine's artist of the month for March 2011. They released their first full-length CD January 10, 2012.