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Video Premiere: "Starr" by Disturbios

27 April 2021

Disturbios – Disturbios

Today New York’s legendary NY HED Studio (Elliott Smith, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Suicide’s Alan Vega, The Ronettes’ Ronnie Spector, etc) unveil Disturbios, an art-rock & roll band from Rocio and Matt Verta-Ray (Madder Rose, Speedball Baby, and Heavy Trash).

Formed in a quest to quench their thirst for all things analog, electronic, minimalist, Dada, and electrifying, Disturbios will release their self-titled debut album on May 21st via Midnight Cruiser Records.

Rocio, who comes from the worlds of film and philosophy, cut her teeth playing Farfisa organ in Spanish surf bands. Her haunting and intimate singing style sneaks into the brain just behind the prefrontal cortex. Matt has been slinging six string hash and riding the underground zeitgeist like an electrobilly monorail since the New York ‘80s – conjuring jagged riffs that channel the past.

As Disturbios, the Verta-Ray’s take the listener on a wild ride into the dark depths of the human psyche. Forged in the crucible of NY HED’s array of vintage analog gear, the duo take a specialized approach to songwriting by experimenting on a vast array of sounds until the seed of an idea is planted.

Disturbios are hands-on to the last detail and conceive, perform, record, and produce their music with Rocio creating their graphics and videos.

Big Takeover is pleased to host the premiere of the hypnotic, outer space-set music video for lead single “Starr”.

The song finds a desperate lover singing to his adored, but emotionally icy captor across the reaches of space. ““Who hasn’t felt the anguish of wanting and needing the love of one’s dearest crush with no hope of that feeling being returned? Our hero is a bug in a jar on a distant planet, subsisting on the dim flickers of a cold lover’s whims,” Matt says.

In the retro-vibed video clip vintage sci-fi footage of the universe floats before the eyes… pinpoints of sparkling stars that suddenly explode with a bang, hovering asteroid belts cycle around glowing planets, and the inky depths and unfathomable vastness of space…