CMU Approved

Approved: No Joy / Sonic Boom

By | Published on Thursday 8 February 2018

No Joy

No Joy’s Jasamine White-Gluz and Pete Kember, aka Spacemen 3’s Sonic Boom, have announced the release of a new EP – ‘No Joy / Sonic Boom’ – on 30 Mar. The record sees White-Gluz’s songs taken in new directions, away from the noise-rock of No Joy.

“No Joy functioned as a four-piece ‘rock band’ for so long”, she says. “I wanted to pursue something solo where I collaborated with someone else who could help me approach my songs from a completely different angle. Pete is a legend and someone I’ve admired for a long time. Being able to work with him on this was incredible”.

She continues: “I wrote some songs that were intended for a full band and handed them off to Pete, who helped transform them. I barely knew how to use MIDI so I was just throwing him these experiments I was working on and he fine-tuned my ideas. There are barely any guitars on this album, because I was focused on trying to find new ways to create sounds”.

First track ‘Obsession’ is out now. Watch the video here.

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