RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

China-based punk rockers Round Eye release new Album

Round Eye have been steadily building a cult-like following for over half a decade now, and in their latest album – appropriately titled Culture Shock Treatment – they unleash their most evocative and potently intense statement on life, politics and the human condition yet. From the get-go in the album’s title track …

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INTERVIEW: KAZR

Hi Paul, welcome to VENTS! How have you been? Well hello from Singapore! I feel like Tom Hanks stranded on a desert island minus the ocean views. Singapore is super strict on the lockdown, it’s very tightly handled. But I’ve always felt safe here and I guess that’s a good …

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Run River North Share New Single “Pretty Lies”

Following the success of their recent single “Spiders,” alternative band Run River North is thrilled to share another new song. “Pretty Lies” is warm and hazy like a summer afternoon, and can be streamed now exclusively on Brooklyn Vegan. The band shares: “’Pretty Lies’ came out of the first time …

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Watch Eyedress’ new “Last Time I’m Falling In Love” video; a surrealist fever dream directed by Bobby Astro; Let’s Skip To The Wedding is due 8/7

Today, Eyedress shares his new fever dream video for “Last Time I’m Falling In Love” directed by Bobby Astro (Zack Fox/Father). In just two and half minutes, Eyedress takes us on a love fueled car chase through constantly shifting worlds, starring himself as a getaway driver and his pregnant girlfriend, Elvia, as a mermaid. Eyedress’ upcoming full length, Let’s Skip …

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Beats Antique Release New Single “Dirty South”

Dirty South is the newest single from legendary global music outfit Beats Antique (past releases with Bassnectar, The Glitch Mob, Les Claypool, Preservation Hall Jazz Band), alongside Indian chart-topping producer and regional festival mainstay Gurbax. The track is a sure-pleaser for any Troyboi fans, melding global sounds with devilish trap drops. David Satori …

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CHARLIE PUTH SHARES OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR “GIRLFRIEND”

Charlie Puth has unveiled the official music video for “Girlfriend,” his much-anticipated first solo release of 2020. Directed by Drew Kirsch (Taylor Swift, Niall Horan, John Legend), the new visual follows Puth preparing for a dinner date that results in an unexpected turn of events. “I’ve never released a music video that wholeheartedly showed …

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INTERVIEW: Harley & The Animals

Hi Harley, welcome to VENTS! How have you been? Thanks for having me! I’ve been ok. I feel good, but with everything that is going on in this world, every day brings a new challenge or change. I’m afraid of what 2020 has left in store for us. Can you …

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