Friday, February 1, 2019

PLANET B - "ABC" video


BrooklynVegan has premiered Planet B's newest music video, for the track "[A] Not At All [B] Somewhat [C] Very Much."

Watch, here:

The video, created by Displaced/Replaced (with footage shot by Becky DiGiglio and Stomp The Holy Bones), captures the ominous, overtly political tension of Planet B's music, opening with a Cornel West quote and cycling through scenes of civil unrest.

Planet B is the collaboration between Justin Pearson (The Locust, Retox, Dead Cross) and producer Luke Henshaw (First Power Crew, Sonida de la Frontera). Pearson's electrifying, hardcore punk vocals combine with Henshaw's hip-hop, industrial, and film score influences – the result is a wildly new and successful example of unusual collabs, transcending genres.

The "ABC" track appears on Planet B's self-titled debut album, out now on Ipecac Recordings and Three One G. Guests on the album include hip-hop pioneer Kool Keith, Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), Martin Atkins (ex-PiL, Killing Joke, Ministry, Pigface), Gabe Serbian (The Locust), Sonny Kay (The VSS, Angel Hair), and more.

Buy, here:

"Planet B... puts punk, industrial, hip hop, and more into a very aggressive, very confrontational blender."

"Justin Pearson has made his name with spazzy, noisy weirdo-rock outfits like the Locust, Retox and Dead Cross, but his project Planet B — a collaboration with hip-hop producer Luke Henshaw — might be his most left-field yet. The duo smashes together strains of hardcore, hip-hop, industrial and old-school horror-movie scores into the unique, genre-defying sound."

"Planet B, the collaboration of forward-thinking hardcore lifer Justin Pearson and sonic hip-hop alchemist Luke Henshaw... Henshaw’s beat science and ear for sound are a perfect match to accompany Pearson’s incessant need to bulldoze the accepted boundaries of whatever genre he chooses to work in."
–Alternative Press

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