Drab Majesty new video for “Oxytocin” and tour dates

 

Drab Majesty have release their new video, ‘Oxytocin’. Directed by Leigh Violet, ‘Oxytocin’ is elegantly stylized and features Drab Majesty’s Deb Demure and Mona D and cameos from Kennedy Ashlyn (SRSQ), Jackie Dunn Smith, Dan Phillips (True Widow) and others.

“We’re invited subtly inward, beyond the persona into a vulnerable zone, calling to the surface subtle insights about the alternate environs Drab Majesty seem to inhabit. A mood piece eschewing narrative in favor of aesthetic intuition, the video captures a fleeting space between dimensions that disappears again just when we begin to latch hold.” – Leigh Violet

Watch the video here.

‘Oxytocin’ is fresh and new, but still textbook Drab Majesty. Lush 80’s goth guitar tones, subtle synth basslines and a classic new wave beat. The video resembles something more along the lines of a Twin Peaks fever dream, but the music is uplifting, beautiful and everything you want from it. Somehow Drab Majesty seem to nail this nostalgic sound so so well, yet bring something new to it every time.
“The music was written on a demo rig by Deb while in the backstage of a Warsaw venue waiting to soundcheck. We were on tour with Kaelan Mikla and they were soundchecking while Deb offered this 2-chord repetitive idea that he later expounded upon to create to music for the song. Lyrically the track points to the salad days of a relationship and it’s fleeting energy – The games that are played to maintain the magic. Oxytocin is this fleeting energy of the initial love bond – that seminal semi-permanent spark of enlightenment and obsession only to expire over the course of time and experience.” – Mona D.

Drab Majesty have continued to expand their unique world on new album ‘Modern Mirror’ and will be promoting it extensively this year with a North American an EU tour. ‘Modern Mirror’ is a journey of self-reflection, nostalgia, love, beauty, and heartbreak told across eight addictive and emotional synth pop anthems. Created with a top-tier gang of collaborators and produced by Josh Eustis (Telefon Tel Aviv), with appearances by Jasamine White-Gluz (No Joy) and Justin Meldal-Johnson (NIN, Beck, M83, Air).

Modern Mirror’ is released July 12 on Dais Records.

DRAB MAJESTY — NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINE TOUR:

July 24 – San Diego – Music Box ^

July 26 – LA – The Fonda Theatre ^

July 27 – Phoenix – Crescent Ballroom ^

July 28 – Santa Fe – Meow Wolf ^

July 30 – Dallas – Deep Ellum Art Co ^

July 31 – Austin – Mohawk ^

August 1 – Houston – White Oak ^

August 2 – New Orleans – One Eyed Jacks ^

August 3 – Atlanta – The Masquerade (Hell) ^

August 4 – Nashville – Exit/In ^

August 6 – Durham – The Pinhook ^

August 7 – Richmond – The Broadberry ^

August 8 – Washington DC – Union Stage ^

August 9 – Brooklyn – Music Hall Of Williamsburg ^

August 11 – Philadelphia – Underground Arts *

August 13 – Boston – The Sinclair *

August 14 – Montreal – Theatre Fairmount *

August 15 – Toronto – Velvet Underground *

August 16 – Detroit – El Club *

August 17 – Cleveland – Now That’s Class *

August 19 – Chicago – Thalia Hall *

August 20 – Minneapolis – Fine Line *

August 22 – Denver – 3 Kings Tavern *

August 23 – Salt Lake City – Urban Lounge *

August 24 – Boise – Visual Arts Collective *

August 26 – Seattle – Neumos *

August 27 – Vancouver – The Astoria *

August 28 – Portland – Wonder Ballroom *

August 30 – San Francisco – Great American Music Hall *

^ w/ Body of Light, HIDE

* w/ Body of Light, Xeno & Oaklander

DRAB MAJESTY — EUROPEAN HEADLINE TOUR:

September 18 UK, London – Dingwalls %

September 19 UK, Manchester – Soup Kitchen %

September 21 UK, Leeds – Wharf Chambers %

September 22 UK, Cardiff – Clwb Ifor Bach %

September 24 FR, Paris – Petit Bain %

September 25 FR, Lille – L’Aeronef  %

September 26 NL, Nijmegen – Merleyn %

September 27 BE, Antwerp – Het Bos %

September 28 NL, Utrecht – DB´s %

September 30 DE, Köln – Bumann & Sohn %

October 1 DE, Wiesbaden – Schlachthof %

October 2 DE, München – Ampere %

October 3 DE, Leipzig – Conne Island %

October 4 DE, Hannover – Bei Chez Heinz %

October 5 DE, Berlin – Bi Nuu %

October 11 GR, Athens – The Temple

October 15 DE, Hamburg – Übel & Gefährlich #

October 16 DK, Copenhagen – Vega #

October 17 SE, Gothenborg – Musikens Hus #

October 18 NO, Oslo – BLA #

October 19 SE, Stockholm – Fristaden #

October 20 SE, Malmo – Plan B #

October 22 PL, Poznan – Pod Minogą #

October 23 PL, Gdansk – B90 #

October 24 PL, Warsaw – Hydrozagadka #

October 25 CZ, Prague – Klub 007 #

October 26 SK, Bratislava – Kulturák klub #

October 28 HU, Budapest – Dürer Kert #

October 29 AT,  Wien – Arena #

October 30 SL, Lubijana – Gromka #

October 31 IT, Vicenza – Vinilie #

November 1 CH, Martigny – Caves du Manoir #

November 2 IT, Ravenna – Bronson #

% w/ SRSQ

# w/ Body of Light

Artist photo by: Selena Rox

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