Clear Soul Forces are back as a unit and drop the first visual to get us all in the zone. The track in question titled “They Shootin.” incorporates a classic video game aesthetic in the visual and sets the tone for what to come from the collective.  “They Shootin.” has that classic CSF smooth vibe with its bouncy yet hard-hitting backdrop peppered with expert lyricism from Ilajide, E-Fav, LAZ, and Noveliss who go back to back with the bars. The video game reference points to the fact that they were children of the ‘90s, a generation when most kids had consoles in their homes growing up. It was also a time when crime remained rampant in their hometown, making a track like this an organic result of their shared experiences.

The visual directed by Xerox Vision blends real-life violence with video game mayhem as each member gets shot down after getting introduced on screen and similar to many shooting games, they get revitalized only to go through the same process. Ilajide, who spits the first set of bars and also produced the track explains “The inspiration came from the stigma that when it gets hot the murder rate goes up,” he says. “Couple that with the fact that they always shootin’ in Detroit, it was perfect to spin it like a respawn in an online match on multiplayer video games.”

“They Shootin.” is off their upcoming project “Still‘. set for February 2019

Check out the visuals and head over to SoundCloud for the track stream, which may be purchase for digital download via Bandcamp. Mark your calendars for the Feb 22 release of Still, which will be available on vinyl in addition to all digital retailers and streaming platforms via Fat Beats Records.


Interview with L.A.Z here

Upcoming Tour Dates:

• 1/24 (Thurs): Chicago, IL – TBA

• 1/25 (Fri): Minneapolis, MN – Nomad World Pub

• 1/26 (Sat): Omaha, NE – The Well

• 1/27 (Sun): Denver, CO – Your Moms House

• 2/01 (Fri): Portland, OR – TBA

• 2/02 (Sat): Olympia, WA – Octopas Cafe

• 2/07 (Thurs): San Francisco, CA – TBA

• 2/08 (Fri) San Diego, CA – Til-Two Club

• 2/09 (Sat): Phoenix, AZ – Bonus Round

• 2/13 (Wed): Albuquerque, NM – Sister Bar

• 2/14 (Thurs): Houston, TX – Super Happy Fun Land

• 2/15 (Fri): Austin, TX – Flamingo Cantina

• 2/16 (Sat): New Orleans, LA – The Howling Wolf

• 2/18 (Mon): Atlanta, GA – TBA

• 2/21 (Thurs): Detroit, MI – Deluxe Fluxx



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