Open Mike Eagle Unveils Incendiary Video “Brick Body Complex” From ‘Brick Body Kids Still Daydream | Shore Fire Media

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24 August, 2017Print

Open Mike Eagle Unveils Incendiary Video “Brick Body Complex” From ‘Brick Body Kids Still Daydream

Open Mike Eagle Unveils Incendiary Video For "Brick Body Complex" From Forthcoming 'Brick Body Kids Still Daydream' LP Out Sept 15 / Mello Music Group

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Open Mike Eagle has unveiled a second song from his forthcoming LP ‘Brick Body Kids Still Daydream,’ (September 15/Mello Music Group). The video for the track, “Brick Body Complex,” has been premiered via NPR Music.

Read more about ‘Brick Body Complex’ from NPR Music here: http://n.pr/2v9n4F3

Watch/share ‘Brick Body Complex’ on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/2xm7JNS

‘Brick Body Complex’ is a powerful statement made through incensed verses and potent visuals. It introduces the character of “Iron Hood,” a super-powered protector of Chicago’s Robert Taylor Homes, a public housing project that displaced thousands of residents when it was torn down a decade ago. In this video, Iron Hood, played by Open Mike Eagle, leaps into action against a mysterious masked villain representing the forces of gentrification.

“On ‘Brick Body Complex,’ Open Mike Eagle fuses the source and its voice, literally becoming the building as he delivers a defiant blues... Both the song and Eagle's fifth solo LP comprise an ambitious attempt to deconstruct and examine a warped mythology that reduces housing project residents to violence-prone, drug-addled subhumans.” – NPR Music

The video marks the second installment of “Dark Comedy Television,” a music video theme conceptualized by Open Mike Eagle. Each video from ‘Brick Body Kids Still Daydream’ is formatted as a television show called Dark Comedy Prime News on a cable network programmed by Mike himself.

 The first single, “95 Radios (feat. Has-Lo),” was hailed as “an instant classic” by VICE Noisey. Watch “95 Radios (feat. Has-Lo)” here: http://bit.ly/2v6TGy7

‘Brick Body Kids Still Daydream’ was just called Open Mike Eagle’s “most accomplished [album] yet” by New York Magazine in their fall preview that ran this week.

 

Pre-order the album here:

Apple Music: http://radi.al/HPy3hxD

Bandcamp: https://tinyurl.com/yd7lwev9

Vinyl: https://tinyurl.com/ybhdsbc3

 

TRACK LIST:

  1. Legendary Iron Hood
  2. (How Could Anybody) Feel At Home
  3. Hymnal Feat. Sammus
  4. No Selling (Uncle Butch Pretending It Don’t Hurt)
  5. Happy Wasteland Day
  6. Daydreaming In The Projects
  7. Brick Body Complex
  8. TLDR (Smithing)
  9. Breezeway Ritual
  10. Wedding Ghosts
  11. 95 Radios (feat. Has-Lo)
  12. My Auntie’s Building

 

TOUR DATES

9/15 – Dallas, TX – RBC http://ticketf.ly/2sMcgY6

9/16 – Houston, TX – The Secret Group http://bit.ly/2tKh2a4

9/17 – Austin, TX – Barracuda http://bit.ly/2tEVYTQ

9/20 – Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon http://ticketf.ly/2sM4M7y

9/21 – Detroit, MI – Marble Bar http://ticketf.ly/2tJZACt

9/22 – Chicago, IL – Schubas Tavern http://bit.ly/2v97W5T

9/23 – Ames, IA – Maintenance Shop http://bit.ly/2gLv08s

9/24 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry http://bit.ly/2uadIXS

9/26 – Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory http://bit.ly/2u5emWM

9/27 – Washington, DC – Black Cat Backstage http://ticketf.ly/2uaEUFN

9/28 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East Upstairs http://bit.ly/2ualvEW

9/29 – Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie http://bit.ly/929OPENME

9/30 – Portland, ME – Waking Windows http://ticketf.ly/2lXugQ2

10/5 – Seattle, WA – Barboza http://ticketf.ly/2u5lPp5

10/6 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir http://ticketf.ly/2taOSmz

10/7 - Hood River, OR - Underground Music Station http://bit.ly/2uBBE4u

10/18 – Atlanta, GA – Aisle 5 http://ticketf.ly/2vmsjAl

10/19 – Raleigh, NC – Kings Barcade http://bit.ly/2u55TQ9

10/21 – Cincinnati, OH – Chameleon http://bit.ly/2vr7Jyh

10/23 – Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar http://ticketf.ly/2t0MELf

10/24 – San Diego, CA – The Casbah http://ticketf.ly/2uNZutI

10/25 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo http://ticketf.ly/2u5refN

10/26 – San Francisco, CA – Independent http://ticketf.ly/2sMPuj1

 

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