Soundgarden/Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron and Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins have joined forces to create a brand new musical duo, Nighttime Boogie Affiliation. The pair have additionally launched two new songs, “Lengthy In The Tooth,” and “The Path We’re On.”
Each songs had been launched as a deluxe single Dec. 11 by way of their very own label, Preserve It Trippy Data. Hawkins wrote the lyrics for “Lengthy In The Tooth,” and Cameron wrote the music. The tune options cameron on guitar, bass and drum machine and Hawkins on lead vocal, drum fills, percussion and keyboards. The tune is a punchy, pointed tune with punk-rock and ‘80s hair metallic influences. It options layers of vocals and theatrical synthesizers.
Cameron wrote each the music and lyrics for “The Path We’re On,” and performs drums, guitar and lead vocals. Hawkins performs the drum intro, lead vocals and keyboards. The monitor additionally options Buzz Osborne and Steven McDonald from The Melvins on guitar and bass, respectively. The monitor is a progressive rock quantity accompanied by a ‘70s-themed, trippy visualizer. It’s impressed by basic rock, with catchy electrical guitar riffs and belting vocals.
Each songs had been recorded, engineered and combined in a number of places. They had been engineered by Toshi Kasai, John Lousteau, Nathan Yaccino, Matt Cameron and Oliver Roman.
The surviving members of Soundgarden just lately performed at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle to pay tribute to Alice in Chains. They carried out alongside Mastodon, Korn, Duff McKagan, Metallica, Mark Lanegan, Billy Corgan and Lily Cornell.
In September, Soundgarden and Brandi Carlile released versions of two classic Soundgarden songs, “Black Gap Solar,” and “Looking With My Good Eye Closed.” The songs had been launched as a part of Record Store Day.
In Could, Cameron teamed up with The Pretty Reckless frontwoman Taylor Momsen to launch a canopy of Soundgarden’s “Midway There” from their 2012 album King Animal. Cameron has stored fairly busy this yr, as he was just lately recruited by music producer Toshi Kasai for an experimental project that “interprets” drum beats right into a medley of music utilizing analog synthesizers. Soundgarden has additionally been concerned in an ongoing legal battle with Vicky Cornell, widow of Chris Cornell, relating to unreleased recordings Chris had made previous to his dying.
It was announced this week that the Foo Fighters might be one of many Osheaga Pageant’s headliners in 2021. The band did a livestream performance at The Roxy in Hollywood final month following the discharge of their latest single, “Shame Shame,” which premiered on Saturday Night Live. The monitor might be featured on the band’s upcoming album, Medicine At Midnight, which is ready to be launched Feb. 5.
The Foo Fighters had planned to go on a 25th anniversary edition of their Van Tour, which had kicked off the band again in 1995, this yr, however they needed to cancel because of the COVID-19 pandemic. They participated within the Save Our Phases digital pageant in October and paid tribute to the late Tom Petty throughout a live stream concert for what would have been his seventieth birthday.
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