Less than every week after 3OH!3 introduced their triumphant return, the digital rock group linked with experimental pop group 100 gecs for ‘LONELY MACHINES,’ a track 3OH!3 tells HL is all about ‘having fun.’
Welcome again, 3OH!3. It’s been some time because the digital rock duo – Sean Foreman and Nat Motte – launched new music, and that drought got here to an finish on Nov. 13. After dropping a trailer that promised a brand new period of latest music, 3OH!3 made good on the promise by releasing “LONELY MACHINES.” An explosive electro firework of a monitor, “LONELY MACHINES” blasts straight into the crimson, like a catchy, glitchy Flash animation being injected straight into the a part of the mind that makes you wish to dance. Helping 3OH!3’s return is none aside from underground electro-experimental pop sensations 100 gecs, a pairing that’s extra excellent than excellent.
“LONELY MACHINES” not solely units up 3OH!3’s return to music, however it is also a mission assertion for this new chapter for the band. “We started making music because it was FUN,” 3OH!3’s Nat Motte tells . “We started rocking parties because it was FUN. We started touring because it was… yes – FUN! Over the years, that central mantra of having fun and being inclusive with our music has never faded for us. 2020 feels like a year when we can all use that sense of fun and that sense of play, so Sean and I did what we know best – we got together in my basement and had fun making music.”
Formed in 2004 when Sean and Nat, each Boulder natives, met whereas attending the University of Colorado, 3OH!3 (named after their hometowns 303 space code) is greatest recognized for his or her multi-platinum hit, “Don’t Trust Me.” The group has additionally collaborated with such stars as Katy Perry (“STARSTRUKKK”) and Kesha (“My First Kiss.”) They launched their self-titled debut studio album in 2007, and their final main launch was 2016’s Night Sports.
Though 3OH!3 have been quiet over the previous 4 years, the duo has been busy behind the scenes. Over the previous decade, Nat and Sean have been written and produced a few of your favourite songs. Their work may be heard on Maroon 5’s “Love Somebody,” Ariana Grande’s “Tattooed Heart,” and Steve Aoki’s collab with BTS, “Waste It On Me.”
In the years since their debut, 3OH!3 have grown from the faculty scene youngsters that blew up within the late 2000s. While talking with Paper journal in 2019, the duo addressed a few of the lyrics on “Don’t Trust Me,” which have come underneath hearth up to now. “People will get that it’s tongue-in-cheek,” the band informed Paper. “In retrospect, if we’d known that many people were going to listen to it, maybe we would’ve thought more about it, but that’s kind of the beauty of what we did, and I think people understand that. Even more so today, when we’re facing so many serious issues, it’s important for music to have fun and put smiles on people’s faces. As far as 3OH!3 and our artistry is concerned, that’s one of the most important things. Let people have fun.”
“LONELY MACHINES” is out now. Keep an eye fixed out — the music video for “LONELY MACHINES” will debut at 3:03pm MT at this time HERE, with a dwell YouTube premiere countdown starting at 1:03pm MT.